Organizers are claiming record attendance for December's Asia Media Festival programming market, held here.
Everyone wants to "support our troops." But almost no one in Hollywood is quite sure what that means.
Macedonian conqueror Alexander the Great never lost a battle -- until he took on American movie audiences in November. Made for more than $150 million, "Alexander" limped to a $33 million gross in…
With Walt Disney Television Intl. (India) launching its Disney and Toon Disney channels Dec. 17, rival kidvid players are bribing the ankle-biters for ratings.
"Mary Poppins" is airborne in London, hoisted aloft by some ethereal reviews. But the main question making the West End rounds at the moment is just how high "Poppins" is flying, given co-producers…
When Australia's internationally renowned thesps come back to star in Oz films, should there be a cap on their fees? Yes, according to some producers and directors, who worry local budgets can't…
Viewers want violent programming banned during the Christmas holidays, according to a study by Research Intl. commissioned by UPC Broadband.
This year it was Alexander. In 2005 it's Truman Capote. Just as Oliver Stone and Baz Luhrmann battled it out with competing Alexander the Great pics, dueling films about Capote -- one from United…
Basic-cable networks like FX, Comedy Central and MTV, which take pride in shrugging off censorship taboos, are gearing up to welcome lots of disgruntled broadcast TV viewers in 2005.
After 30 years of legal battles to gain public funding and get on air in New Zealand, the Maori Television Service bowed March 28. Nine months later, it is fighting another battle -- to increase its…