Even satellite television companies and cable operators are pulling out all the technological stops during the 2004 elections in a bid to change the way viewers follow political campaigns.
Toronto-based ThinkFilm has inked a deal with MGM Home Entertainment Group under which the MGM unit will handle video and DVD distribution of eight ThinkFilm theatrical pics in Canada.
Collectively the Hollywood majors are enjoying a strong year in Japan, their biggest theatrical market outside the U.S.
Comcast and Walt Disney Co. launched broadband portal Comcast Kids Channel on Monday, part of the cabler's broader effort to cater to tots, which will include a 24/7 children's cable network.
After three years of negotiations that almost led them to court, songwriters' org ASCAP has reached a nine-year deal with the radio biz worth a record $1.7 billion in royalties.
There appears to be no stopping those "Desperate Housewives," as the ABC smash achieved Nielsen highs with its third episode Sunday night and remains the top-rated new program of the season.
Debra Granik's "Down to the Bone" took the feature narrative award at the Woodstock Film Festival's Maverick awards ceremony Sunday, while Amanda Micheli's "Double Dare" won the feature docu prize.
ABC's hot first-year sudser "Desperate Housewives" hit more ratings highs with its third episode Sunday, teaming with "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" to give the Alphabet the night in most key…
Michael Winterbottom's sex film "9 Songs" has become the most explicit movie to be cleared for general theatrical release in the U.K. The pic has been passed uncut by the British Board of Film…
The History Channel will be launched next month in Germany, according to Steve Ronson, CEO of Art & Entertainment Television Network (A&E). The channel has just received the mandatory approval of the…