The execs behind soon-to-be launched MTV Arabia are probably quite enthused by the Arab world's passion for imported Western entertainment, especially U.S. television shows and movies, which are on…
Film Independent's third annual Filmmaker Forum will open with a sneak peek at Marc Forster's "The Kite Runner."
Life is never easy at the top, but for MBC Group, the Arab world's leading free-to-air satellite network, the past few months have proved particularly challenging.
Disney won a major battle Tuesday in its years-long war with the Slesinger family over Winnie the Pooh royalty payments when a California appellate court affirmed the 2004 dismissal of the case for…
As the BBC gets ready to launch an Arabic-language TV channel later this year, the British are touting a long-standing audience base in the region stretching back to 1938 when the BBC's Arabic…
Not even a drunken driving arrest can keep Hollywood folks from receiving awards.
When Al-Jazeera Intl. finally launched in November of last year following a series of delays, expectations were high for the English-language newscaster.
Summit Entertainment has acquired domestic distribution rights to 3-D toon "Fly Me to the Moon" and set a Feb. 15 release date.
Rival webs are accusing NBC of pulling a fast one by taking advantage of a new Nielsen rule that lets nets combine the ratings for multiple runs of a show -- and then report them as one supersized…
Despite a looming contract expiration on Halloween, the bitter battle over a new deal for showbiz writers won't resume for another week.
Leslie Moonves is making good on his promise to invest in pic production, naming Columbia Pictures exec veep Amy Baer as prexy-CEO of CBS Films.