Viacom will pocket in the region of $190 million from the sale of MTV Russia and VHI Russia, the two MTV Networks webs that have been acquired by Russian outfit Prof-Media.
Lord Nelson, Margaret Thatcher and the classic TV series "Upstairs Downstairs" are among the icons of Britishness that figure on the joint development slate between Pathe and BBC Films, backed by the…
Giuseppe Tornatore's "The Unknown" scooped the top nod for best picture at Italy's Silver Ribbons awards, which also bestowed kudos on Ennio Morricone for the score of Tornatore's white slavery noir.
Hollywood has its first resident videogame publisher. Brash Entertainment, the private equity-backed game publisher co-founded by Legendary Pictures' Thomas Tull, is coming out of stealth mode today…
Leslie Kritzer has been cast in the Broadway-bound tuner "A Catered Affair," Harvey Fierstein and John Bucchino's new adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky's 1955 tale.
Captain Jack Sparrow was the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards Sunday as "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" was named best movie and its star, Johnny Depp, won for best performance.
Sony Pictures TV has promoted exec VP Amy Carney to the new post of president of advertiser sales. Carney's No. 1 function is to harvest big bucks from selling the advertising time Sony holds back in…
Tyra Banks could be headed East. Nothing's official yet, but Telepictures is having serious conversations about relocating Banks' eponymous gabber to Gotham.
A&E has said yes to a third season of "Gene Simmons: Family Jewels," upping its order to 24 half-hours from last season's 20. The decision was an easy one: "Jewels" is A&E's second highest rated…
The Quill Awards on Saturday revealed the five nominees in each of 18 categories for which prizes are handed out. Noms in the fiction category are "Brothers," "American Youth," "The Road," "Special…
Kimberly Elise and Nate Parker have joined "The Great Debaters," Denzel Washington's period tale for the Weinstein Co. now lensing in Louisiana.