The Tony nominations pumped up most but not all shows' B.O. tallies, while some shows that were shut out of the noms increased their receipts regardless. Thirty-six shows brought in $17,709,673, up…
ABC captured the third Sunday of the May sweep, but a strong finish by the latest "Survivor" on CBS kept the night from being an Alphabet runaway. Night's top shows, ABC's "Desperate Housewives" and…
Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy-CEO Dan Glickman has made a key pair of bipartisan hires for the D.C. office. Gayle Osterberg is now MPAA veep for corporate communications. Michael O'Leary…
Svensk Filmindustri has inked a first-look deal with Atmosphere Entertainment, Relativity Media and Chiller Films, the latter the low-budget joint venture formed by Atmosphere and Relativity.
Canadian Deepa Mehta ("Bollywood Hollywood") will helm "For Crying Out Loud," from Toronto-based Filmblanc. One-hour doc profiles four women, three immigrants and one Canadian, who are victims of…
Italian pubcaster RAI has won its long battle to air in Canada, opening the door for other foreign services. The Canadian Radio-television & Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) said Friday it will…
Paul Pavlikovsky's Brit pic "My Summer of Love" will open a Sydney Film Festival heavy on local fare. Australia's premier fest, running June 10-25, also features the world preem of "Mosaic," from…
Rupert Murdoch's satcaster Sky Italia has shaken soccer-mad Italy by acquiring exclusive rights to the 2006 soccer World Cup for e40 million ($51 million), beating terrestrial pubcaster RAI. Move…
Citing lower costs and growth from new businesses, Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 TV group reported Friday that net profit rose 14% in the first quarter despite a slight drop in revenue.
Anant Singh's Dreamworld Film City studio complex north of Cape Town has come under fire from environmentalists who claim it will destroy a wetland system and plants unique to the Cape Flats.