Award-winning motion picture technologist Gary Demos will receive the Gordon E. Sawyer Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Demos has previously received two scientific and…
Toronto's Ellis Entertainment has picked up exclusive U.S. and Canadian rights to produce a North American version of successful Dutch reality series "Hello Goodbye."
Time Warner announced Tuesday that former AOL exec and TW director Miles Gilburne has opted not to stand for re-election to the conglom's board this year -- the latest development in what's proving…
A 39% boost in revenue and near doubling of net income didn't meet Wall Street's expectations for mega-portal Yahoo, as its shares fell 12% in after-hours trading following its earnings report. The…
Portugal's best-known film producer, Paulo Branco, has sold his 120-title film catalog to Portugal Telecom Multimedia for a reported E6 million ($7.3 million) to stem crippling debts notched up by…
This week's return of "American Idol" and "24" should put Fox back in the race for first place among young adults, but network entertainment topper Peter Liguori isn't betting on a repeat ratings…
Google has made its first buy in the broadcast arena, a small deal that could lead to bigger ambitions. The Silicon Valley darling has acquired dMarc Broadcasting, a little-known company that manages…
The Golden Globes telecast on NBC rallied a bit from last season's ratings low, but it's clearly not the juggernaut it was a few years ago. Kudocast, shifted to Monday for the first time to avoid…
Vivendi Universal said it may delist its shares on the New York Stock Exchange -- marking the formal end of the French conglom's grand trans-Atlantic ambitions under former CEO Jean-Marie Messier.
The Writers Guild of America East will bestow its Evelyn F. Burkey Award upon the Museum of Television & Radio at the WGA's 58th annual awards ceremony Feb. 4 at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York.
It turns out ESPN2 wasn't ready for its close-up: The network has canceled "ESPN Hollywood," its attempt to promote celebrity athletes the way "Entertainment Tonight" ballyhoos showbiz celebs.