NBC Universal Domestic TV's favorite dysfunctional detective, Monk, will be solving crimes in rerun syndication beginning in fall 2008. Three TV stations have already engineered deals for two weekend…
Helmer Lee Joon-ik's historical drama "King and the Clown" picked up seven awards including picture, director and actor (Gam Woo-sung) at South Korea's oldest awards ceremony, the Grand Bell Awards…
XM Satellite Radio and ASCAP have entered into a new five-year music licensing agreement. Under the deal, XM will pay licensing fees to ASCAP for the public performance of copyrighted musical…
ESPN is convinced that pent-up demand for the Aug. 22 release of the videogame "Madden NFL 07" is so enormous that it has created an hourlong pay-per-view special about the game to kick off on Aug. 4.
Brit teen spy thriller "Stormbreaker" bowed to moderate biz this weekend, landing fourth behind Hollywood heavy hitters "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest," fellow debutant "The Break-Up"…
Danish helmer Niels Arden Oplev's coming of age pic "We Shall Overcome" was awarded the Golden Gryphon at the 36th Giffoni Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday in Giffoni Valle Piana, near Italy's…
UTV, which owns the ITV station in Northern Ireland, is reportedly considering a takeover bid for its Scottish counterpart SMG.
What a difference a replacement thesp makes. The departure of stars Jonathan Pryce and Norbert Leo Butz kicked the grosses of Broadway tuner "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" ($551,660) down by a whopping…
Magnolia Pictures, the distribution arm of 2929 Entertainment, has picked up North American rights to Exodus Film Group's in-development CG-animated feature "The Hero of Color City."
The world preem of Brian De Palma's James Ellroy adaptation "The Black Dahlia" will open the 63rd Venice Film Festival in competition on Aug. 30. Based on the 1947 L.A. murder of aspiring actress…