If you can't beat 'em, make nice with 'em. While showbiz continues to work in courts and Congress against peer-to-peer networks that enable piracy, it's also starting to make some unlikely friends in…
Christmas came early for Broadway as receipts rose 6.7% to $16,751,472 during Week 28 (Dec. 6-12), with attendance up 6.3% to 247,005.
London Eye: The U.K. is bracing for a slump in film production but gearing up for a boom in script development.
Canada's broadcast regulator has begun an internal overhaul after complaints from industry players that it has become ponderous and inefficient.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Universal has given the docu "Inside Deep Throat" a date for limited release. For the Feb. 11 bow, the studio has agreed to an NC-17 rating, creating a raft of…
Strands: London's sequence of theatrical gong-giving for 2004 began Dec. 15, with the 50th annual Evening Standard Theater Awards, whose winners were a mixture of the tried and the true.
Where are the hobbits and the junior wizards when you really need them? Some offshore exhibs are asking that question as biz this month looks likely to fall short of last year's levels, despite "The…
Revenues for terrestrial commercial TV stations and pay TV/pay-per-view/specialty channels in Canada both increased by 10% this year to C$2.1 billion ($1.7 billion) and $1.5 billion respectively…
Turns out ABC's hit "Desperate Housewives" has an awful lot in common with "Sweeney Todd" -- and not just the twisted murders. Broadway-literate fans may have noticed the skein's first three…
A star-studded tribute Dec. 13 raised $1.1 million for the new Gordon Davidson Endowment Fund for Artistic Excellence, in a farewell gift to the outgoing artistic director/producer of Los Angeles'…