Against the backdrop of more big baseball ratings Tuesday night on Fox, NBC's first-year comedy "Whoopi" impressed with best-since-premiere numbers.
Gotham-based specialty boutique Rialto Pictures has acquired a package of four 1960s French classics from the Argos Films library including Robert Bresson's "Au hasard Balthazar," opening Friday at…
Ludacris' third Def Jam album, "Chicken & Beer," was the top-selling album in the country for the week ended Sunday, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It is the first No. 1 for the Universal Music…
Prolific Chilean filmmaker Raul Ruiz will be the "Filmmaker in Focus" at January's Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam.
The National Cinema Agency (Ancine) will expand to cover TV and be renamed the National Audiovisual Agency (Ancinav).
Iranian helmer Jafar Panahi has dedicated his Chicago film fest Gold Hugo kudos for "Crimson Gold" to Shirin Ebadi, the Iranian Nobel Peace Prize honoree, in an open letter published in his…
MGM Home Entertainment Group has signed a three-year exclusive agreement with Bac Films subsid Wild Side Video to become the homevid distrib of Wild Side Video's titles in France.
Anant Singh's Videovision Entertainment has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Africa's first full-length animated feature, "The Legend of the Sky Kingdom."
Francois Da Silva, the ousted artistic topper of Cannes film fest sidebar Directors Fortnight, has landed a tailor-made job at Luc Besson's EuropaCorp.
A double-edged European Union judgment has approved state aid provided by Italy and Portugal to pubcasters in the 1990s but demanded that future funding be more accountable.
The heat is on Leo Kirch and his former top execs after one former manager was arrested Tuesday following police raids on 13 properties in Germany and Switzerland.