African paybox M-Net is celebrating its 20th anniversary by producing its second local gamer, a version of Australia's longest-running gameshow, "Temptation," for broadcast Sept. 25.
Nine Network is laying off 100 news and current affairs staffers as part of a revamp, it announced Tuesday. Web has appointed Garry Linnell as director of news and current affairs. Linnell comes from…
Japan's oldest film studio, Shochiku, and trading house Mitsui are to cooperate in a range of areas, including film production and sales. Shochiku and Mitsui have launched a planning company with a…
After fewer than 150 performances, "Hairspray" will close at Luxor Las Vegas on Sunday. Hailed as the type of show that would pull in audiences in a manner similar to "Mamma Mia!," tuner's run was…
Paramount Intl. TV has closed its first video-on-demand pact for Spain, inking with telco giant Telefonica to supply pics to its Internet broadband TV operator Imagenio.
Tuning In: Synergy, oncee the most popular, of corporate buzzwords, was pronounced dead in separate Wall Street Journal articles last week -- one about Tribune Co., the other Time Warner.
Tyro helmer Fausto Brizzi, whose "Night Before Finals" topped the Italo B.O. this winter and won first film kudos at the David di Donatello awards, is prepping a sequel to the high-school romancer…
Billy Preston, the child prodigy keyboardist who landed jobs with Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones before scoring his own hit singles, died Tuesday in Scottsdale, Ariz…
Long Wharf Theater in New Haven led the pack at the 2006 Connecticut Critics Circle Awards, winning play, actor and director for its production of Glen Berger's one-hander "Underneath the Lintel."
Nicolas Cage is set to star in “Bangkok Dangerous,” a remake of the 1999 Thai film that will be helmed by the original’s directors, Oxide Pang Chun and Danny Pang. Cage will play a cold-blooded hit…
John Skipper, executive VP of programming and production for ESPN, has put his stamp on the network's original entertainment division by promoting four senior staffers.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner