The MTV Movie Awards mocks the year in movies as much as it celebrates it. But this year, the cabler followed the Oscars, giving its top movie prize to "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King"…
Hamish McAlpine, head of U.K. and U.S. film distribution company Tartan Films, has hired former Playboy VP Andrew Schreiber as president of Tartan Video USA. The division should launch this fall.
NBC and Time Warner are back in the running to buy (or at least size up) MGM, now that the exclusive negotiating period between the Lion and would-be buyer Sony has expired for all intents and…
Linda Finnell will head up all programming and creative matters for NBC Universal's new syndie arm.
Warner Bros. has bought screen rights to "The Rule of Four," a thriller by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason that's drawing comparisons to "The Da Vinci Code."
Producer Ted Hope and BBC head of comedy entertainment Jon Plowman will give keynote speeches at the Screen Producers Assn. of Australia conference, which will run Aug. 8-10 on Queensland's Gold…
Helmers Volker Schlondorff, Alan Parker and Peter Webber have confirmed their attendance at the 22nd Munich Film Festival, which runs June 26-July 3.
A clan of perky puppets wrestled Broadway's airborne witches to the ground Sunday night, as the small-scale musical "Avenue Q" scored one of the most remarkable upsets in Tony Awards history by…
Best play winner Doug Wright, asked about the possibility of anyone other than Jefferson Mays starring in "I Am My Own Wife," replied: "I was hoping some of the puppets from 'Avenue Q' would be…
NBC has added hidden camera show "Skunked TV" to its Saturday morning Discovery Kids lineup.