"Back to Basics, " the two-CD set from Christina Aguilera, posted the highest first week sales for a female artist this year. RCA set sold 342,000 copies in the week ended Sunday, according to…
The Bombay High Court on Wednesday banned cablers and satcasters from airing films with an A (above 18 years) rating in India.
Producer-distrib Gaga will hold an online advance screening of its musical drama "Back Dancers" on Sept. 2 and 3 ahead of its Sept. 9 bow -- an industry first.
Seven Network has another reality hit on its hands: "The Force: Behind the Line" bowed on Tuesday night to an aud of 2.3 million for the highest-rated local preem of the year.
Publishing Broadcasting (PBL) reported a 25.7% rise in annual net profit to A$610 million ($465 million), due mainly to strong gaming interests, while TV revenue was off 3.7% to $663 million on a…
The U.K. and Ireland rights to U.S. helmer Andrew Bujalski's first two films, "Mutual Appreciation" and "Funny Ha Ha," have been snapped up by startup U.K. distributor Diffusion Pictures.
The EU's European Film Promotion body is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a record 123 features and docus from 23 of EFP's 27 member countries screening at the Toronto Film Festival, which…
Germany's RTL Television channels and affiliates will join pubcasters ARD and ZDF, as well as ProSiebenSat 1 and paybox Premiere, on telco giant Deutsche Telekom's high-speed Internet TV service.
Taiwanese pop superstar Jay Chou will star in Chinese basketball pic "Slam Dunk," a co-production of Taiwan's Chang-Hong Channel Film & Video Co. and China's Shanghai Film Group.
EchoStar boss Charlie Ergen and Liberty Global CEO Michael Fries will speak at pay TV industry body Casbaa's convention in Hong Kong Oct 24-27.
Blighty is picking up the broadband habit as a spate of "free" offers drives take-up of high-speed Internet. The latest survey from the U.K.'s Office for National Statistics shows that 40% of homes…