It's Borat's world now. Though Sacha Baron Cohen may be despised in Kazakhstan, "Borat" stunned the international marketplace with a convincing launch weekend of $18.6 million at only 993 playdates…
The ladies of Wisteria Lane are helping to relaunch Dubai Media's English-language satellite channel One TV in the Mideast.
Just before the Nov. 7 midterm elections and the day-after resignation of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, the Pentagon beefed up its public affairs office, aiming to make it an operation "akin to…
NBC hasn't gotten the production it was hoping for out of most of its new programs, but sked moves could gives these shows one last good shot. While "Heroes" has been the most impressive newbie on…
Runaway production used to be an American problem. But although some U.S. productions did decamp Down Under, last year's offshore production figures proved to be the worst since 1995.
Mark Burnett is kicking "The Contender" franchise into a whole new sport.
More competition from new players and better marketing means a clutch of Yank shows have caught fire in this territory. "U.S. fiction has reached a remarkable level," says Fernando Jerez, an exec…
Caught in the CBS/Viacom split, "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Melrose Place" didn't make their disc debut until last week. Sadly, however, their DVD overseers didn't use the time to craft bonus…
Just two films into a five-picture deal, DreamWorks Animation and Aardman are on the verge of calling it quits.
Stagnant foreign investment in Oz drama and a rapidly changing marketplace has spurred the Screen Producers' Assn. of Australia to dedicate much of its 21st annual confab to figuring out how to "Take…
TV programs such as the South African version of "Sesame Street" are helping the fight against HIV/Aids in the country, which has the highest HIV infection rate in the world, according to a survey…