When ESPN producers and talent gathered last month for their annual preseason baseball seminar, even old pros were concerned over how to deal with the Barry Bonds issue.
Sundream Motion Pictures is ramping up its business beyond production for 2007. Sundream, which launched in 2005 as a movie division of i-Cable's paybox Cable TV, released four films last year: "A…
The worldwide appetite for factual programming hasn't escaped Australia, where series "Border Security" and fly-on-the-wall hospital skein "RPA," now in its 13th season, rank among the top dozen…
Asia's censors have been busy preventing release of movies that do not take approved views of local history. The Malaysian government last week banned a documentary about the country's long-disbanded…
It's hard enough for a play to succeed on tuner-centric Broadway -- much less an unflinching play about grief, arriving amid a spring slate unusually crowded with non-musical productions. "The Year…
Canada's broadcast regulator is wading into the larger issue of consolidation in broadcasting as part of its hearings into CTV's proposed $1.4 billion ($1.2 billion) takeover of Chum, skedded to kick…
Jay Harnick, founder of Theaterworks/USA, died in New York Feb. 27 after an illness. He was 78.
L.A. theater producer and actress/dancer Denise Wisenmeyer died in her sleep on Feb. 11 in Chatham, Ill. She was 53. Wiesenmeyer, who used the stage name Denise Ragan, was the co-founder of the Attic…
Casting director and exec Meryl O'Loughlin, who most recently was casting director for "The Young and the Restless," died Feb. 27 in Santa Monica from complications of ovarian cancer. She was 72.
Kerry Butler will take the lead in the Broadway-bound tuner version of "Xanadu."
After aggressively expanding First Look Studios over the past year and a half, Henry Winterstern has resigned as topper of the indie banner. First Look disclosed Friday that Winterstern had departed…