Comedy Central has picked up "Stella," ordering 10 episodes of the scripted laffer.
Actors' Equity has released its annual report for the 2003-04 legit season, and the employment and earnings numbers are more upbeat than in recent reports.
Time Warner has inked a deal to acquire the 51% of Essence Communications Partners it didn't already own in a bid to gain a powerful marketing vehicle to African-Americans.
The Flea Theater presents Elizabeth Swados' "Jabu," a new musical comedy that combines French Absurdist classic play "Ubu Roi" with the wild life of its author, Alfred Jarry.
The New York premiere of "Hot 'n' Throbbing" will be the third and final production of the Signature Theater Company's 2004-05 season, dedicated to the plays of Paula Vogel.
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has lowered exhibition quotas for Brazilian pics this year. Single-screen theaters must screen at least two Brazilian pics for a minimum of 35 days, down from 63…
Three pics grabbed all nominations save one for the Swedish Film Institute's Golden Bugs Awards, announced Tuesday.
The Gallic box office in 2004 rose 12% to a 20-year record high of more than $1.5 billion. France's National Cinema Federation (FNCF) said Tuesday Gallic theaters sold 196 million tickets last year…
Norwegian media giant Schibsted has stepped up its fight to wrest control of Sweden's largest commercial channel, TV4, from Sweden's family-owned publishing group Bonnier.
Holland's top film event, the Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam, has selected four world premieres as part of the 14-pic lineup for its VPRO Tiger Awards competition.
"Lost and Found," an anthology of six short films by young directors from Central and Eastern Europe, will open the Berlinale's Intl. Forum of New Cinema Feb. 11.