BBC comedies like "The Office" may attract universal praise, but Tuesday the pubcaster's board of governors said its homegrown laffers should take more inspiration from "sophisticated" U.S. fare.
Two-thirds of all films showing in German cinemas are available for illegal download on the Internet, according to a study carried out by Munich-based copyright protection org Partners 4 Management…
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.
Aleen Keshishian, a manager at the Firm and co-head of its talent department, has left to become a partner at Brillstein-Grey Management. Keshishian is expected to bring with her Orlando Bloom…
Although “Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith” looks unlikely to take its place as the highest-grossing “Star Wars” overseas, as some predicted it would, the movie's performance still holds…
The major studios are not experiencing a box office slump. Thanks to a potent first quarter that has offset a weak summer, the majors have taken in $4.333 billion at the domestic box office. Through…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar