The ninth Puerto Vallarta Film Festival wrapped late last week, awarding its top -- and only -- honors to Alejandro Gamboa for "La ultima noche" (The Last Night).
Toronto writer-director Michael McGowan took the film nod for "Saint Ralph" at the ninth Canadian Screenwriting Awards, handed out here Monday. A regular on the festival circuit, McGowan's pic is…
"The Tonight Show" was inducted into the National Assn. of Broadcasters Hall of Fame during Monday's NAB 2005 Television Luncheon.
Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, Intelligent TV and PBS station WETA are partnering to produce a four-hour doc on the history of American comedy for public television.
If the primetime ratings race remains tight, Monday's NFL deals could turn out to be a crucial field goal that determines the winner of the 2006-07 season.
Just For Variety -- Good Morning: Where there's smoke -- although Monday's black smoke from the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican indicated there was no news of a new pope, there's still some showbiz…
NBC Universal has signed a long-term deal with Verizon to distribute all of NBC U's cable networks on a TV platform that the phone company is developing to compete with cable systems in Verizon's…
Reflecting the schizoid nature of the Tribeca Film Festival, the fourth installment of the high-profile indie film event kicks off tonight not with a high-profile indie pic but with a premiere of…
China is shaking up its festival circuit and cutting back on kudos. China's Ministry of Propaganda, which controls the film industry through the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television…
During an appearance at the Milken Institute's Global Conference Monday, Rupert Murdoch said News Corp. is in "very friendly talks" to acquire voting shares held by John Malone's Liberty Media.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%