International distributor CableReady has acquired 100 hours of programming from Lionsgate, including reality adventure series "No Boundaries," the "Candid Camera"-style travel show "Tourist Traps"…
WE TV has announced the expansion of its marketing team, naming Kenetta Bailey senior VP of marketing and promoting Susan Smith to VP of trade marketing and Jennifer Robertson to VP of consumer…
ShowEast will honor Patricia Gonzalez, senior VP, in-theater marketing for Paramount, with the 2006 Al Shapiro Distinguished Service Award.
Exhibitor Ster-Kinekor's cut-price ticket strategy to increase long-stagnant audience figures in South Africa has finally started showing results, with a marked increase in black cinemagoers during…
Belgian director Marion Hansel will deliver the Variety Cinema Militans address on Sept. 30 as part of the Netherlands Film Festival in Utrecht.
In New York: Elton John told the crowd at the Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center, "We've come to face the facts that we've seen our day in the sun in terms of radio airplay. All we want now is to…
The Montreal-shot bilingual action-comedy "Bon Cop Bad Cop" has become the second highest-grossing Quebec-made pic ever in its home province, with a box office haul of C$8.7 million ($7.8 million)…
ABC's controversial 9/11 movie drew a sizable aud of roughly 13 million viewers on Sunday night, but that number was dwarfed by comparison with NBC's big showing for pro football. On the eve of the…
Festgoers in Toronto woke up to the news of a triple murder at a downtown Toronto hotel favored by festgoers. At 4:30 a.m. a man was found dead from stab wounds in the hallway on the 19th floor of…
The former president and co-founder of the CBS-owned College Sports TV Networks, Chris Bevilacqua, has signed up as a partner in the New York-based investment group SCP (Sports Capital Partners).
As expected, Broadway took a post-Labor Day hit for the week ending Sept. 10. But there were still a couple of surprises.