It's been a cutthroat summer in TV land, with charges of ripping off shows flying between the networks, but one thing remains sacred: the Olympics. When the 17-day Summer Games open in Athens on…
Road grosses continued on an even keel during Week 9 (July 26-Aug. 1). The total of $11,146,628 was off by just TK% from the prior frame.
J.K. Rowling has had a magic touch when it comes to her "Harry Potter" empire. Now she's using her media prominence to conjure political change in the Czech Republic.
Tuning In: Although the "no hugging, no learning" philosophy worked for "Seinfeld," children's television still wrestles with the old "Tastes good" vs. "Is good for you" question.
Noises Off: How many more political fund-raisers will it take Tony Kushner to finish his Laura Bush play, "Only We Who Guard the Mystery Shall Be Unhappy"?
Italians call him SuperPippo. But the smooth Sicilian showman proved far from invincible, as his 47-year stint on the national airwaves came to a halt last week when RAI sacked the Italo tube icon.
NBC has no more "Friends," so its rivals are thinking the time is right to make some new Thursday pals of their own. And growth of any kind on Thursday, where there's loads of motion picture…
Some movies were not made with critics in mind. And some movies really were not made with male critics in mind. "Little Black Book" is unlikely to get good reviews -- Variety's Scott Foundas…
As a piece of theater it was perfectly rehearsed and faultlessly executed, if a little prosaic. No notes, no fancy video footage, no teleprompter and no colleagues sharing the platform.
Films that open big are dropping faster and farther than ever before. This summer has seen 20 films open to $15 million or more. But on their second weekends, the average decline has been 51%, the…
Australia's Ten network looks set to beat Seven in the coveted primetime 25-54 demo for the first time in at least 10 years. For the year through July 31, Ten is 2.4 share points ahead of Seven -…