Russian industrial holding Alfa Group confirmed Wednesday that it is acquiring St. Petersburg multiplex player Kronverk Cinema through its affil A1.
"American Idol" grad Kelly Clarkson picked up a Grammy on Wednesday night, but many of her fans missed it. By roughly a 2-to-1 margin, auds chose the amateurs of "Idol" over the pros on the Grammys…
Television's queen of talk will take on Howard Stern on satellite radio. XM Satellite Radio has inked Oprah Winfrey to a three-year, $55 million deal to create a channel -- Oprah & Friends -- for the…
In the most competitive frame yet of 2006, four major studio movies open this weekend, each raising a different set of issues for the industry. With most insiders expecting a $20 million-plus No. 1…
Reversing itself and rejecting a longstanding cable industry argument against a la carte pricing options, the Federal Communications Commission has released a report concluding that a la carte would…
Julianna Margulies, Ali MacGraw and Larry Bryggman top the Broadway cast of lauded London import "Festen," set to begin previews at the Music Box March 23.
Argentine auteur Daniel Burman, whose "Family Law" opens the Berlin Specials section today,, is moving forward on his next project: "El Nido Vacio" ("The Empty Nest").
Michael Glawogger, whose dark comedy "Slumming" is the first Austrian pic to screen in Competition in Berlin in 20 years, will next lense "Contact High," a psychedelic comedy about drugs.
In an attempt to pump up dwindling ratings, "The Apprentice" creator-exec producer Mark Burnett has opened the NBC skein's casting call to the viewers of the Olympic Winter Games in Torino.
The state of Louisiana has streamlined its film incentives. As of Jan. 1, the state has put its legislative energies into fortifying the local infrastructure and will provide incentives solely for…
Sex, preferably of the scandalous kind, is an essential ingredient of any film mart.