As the BBC presses ahead with 4,000 job cuts, director-general Mark Thompson has attempted to take the sting out of a spat over executive bonuses by forgoing his £135,000 ($229,500) windfall.
IN THE GRAND TRADITION of ill-timed plans, just when TV news began laying the foundation for its latest makeover into something less than hoary old journalism, actual news got in the way.
Helmer Lu Chuan's "Kekexili" is China's entry for foreign-language film at the 78th Academy Awards, according to reports in state-owned news service Xinhua and south China's Shenzhen Daily.
Lifestyle media company Gaiam has inked a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of GoodTimes Entertainment, a homevid venture whose library houses numerous wellness/fitness…
Video Island, the fast-expanding online DVD rental company, has appointed Simon Calver as its new CEO, replacing co-founder Saul Klein.
Warner Bros. Pictures has upped Jeff Crawford to senior VP of nontheatrical sales. Crawford, who previously served as VP of the division, will remain responsible for the distribution and marketing of…
Warner Bros. Domestic Cable has sold "Friends" to Nick at Nite in a shared window with TBS beginning in the fall of 2011, a deal that will harvest $200 million in license fees and advertising. The…
Warner Bros. has acquired screen rights to the book "One of a Kind: The Rise and Fall of Stuey 'The Kid' Ungar," about one of poker's biggest stars and its most tragic casualty. "The Aviator"…
Paramount Pictures has decided to go back to "Summer School," setting up a remake of the 1987 Mark Harmon comedy with producer Jordan Kerner and his Kerner Entertainment shingle.
The logjam on Beacon Hill over tax credits for film production has been broken, according to Speaker of the House Sal DiMasi, who called a news conference Monday to announce the state House could be…
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