Toho filed suit in Tokyo District Court on Monday against a DVD sales company for copyright violations on eight Akira Kurosawa pics, including the classics "Ikiru" and "Sugata Sanshiro."
Just months after becoming managing director of NBC Universal Global Networks Germany, Olaf Castritius is ankling at the end of the month.
NBC is pulling the Paul Haggis-Bobby Moresco drama "The Black Donnellys" from its posh Monday night perch in order to make room for its new reality take on "Wedding Crashers."
Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea posted a combined record attendance of 25.82 million for fiscal 2006, up 4.2% on the previous year, park operator Oriental Land announced on Monday.
A new free trade agreement between the U.S. and South Korea is expected to have a profound effect on Korean film and TV. If the pact is ratified, it will sweep away the 49% ownership cap on foreign…
Sunday was a ho-hum night all around in primetime with the lack of a fresh "Desperate Housewives" installment putting a damper on ABC's numbers while NBC's "The Apprentice" hit a new low at 10 p.m.
"NBC Nightly News" weekend anchor John Seigenthaler signed off for good this weekend after the network decided not to renew his contract due to budget cuts.
Who said there's no such thing as bad publicity? Bowed March 25 in Spain by broadcaster Antena 3, "Cambio radical," the Spanish reversion of "Extreme Makeover," is raising a storm in Spain.
Staffers at Tribune-owned newspapers and TV stations went to bed Sunday night awaiting a resolution to the weekend cliffhanger about who would buy the beleaguered parent company. By sunrise Monday…
EMI on Monday became the first major label to rewrite the iTunes rule book, dropping antipiracy software from digital downloads and adding higher-quality, higher-priced versions of music tracks.
Just two months after ending its deal with DreamWorks Animation, Aardman Features, the British toon studio behind "Wallace & Gromit" and "Chicken Run," has signed a three-year first-look deal with…