The movie biz has spent the past five years trying to persuade Uncle Sam to do something to coax film production back to this country and give the industry some tax relief.
A Federal Trade Commission report released Tuesday found that U.S. exhibs have succeeded in tightening enforcement of their industry's theater-admissions practices.
Newspaper and broadcast group Freedom Communications announced the sale of a major stake to two big buyout firms, ending a lengthy and contentious auction for the family-owned Irvine, Calif., group.
Rupert's deal is moving ahead, and an accounting-prompted loss at Hughes Electronics last quarter will prove just a hiccup, execs at the DirecTV parent said Tuesday.
Touchstone Television has promoted three comedy execs, including Alex Weinberger, who has been upped to vice prexy of the department.
Miramax Films has acquired film rights to Bernard Kerik's autobiography "The Lost Son: A Life in Pursuit of Justice" and will develop a feature based on the former New York City police commissioner's…
For the first time in years, the early rounds of baseball's playoffs are a ratings force to be reckoned with, as Fox surged to the top of the weekly primetime standings and clearly put a hurt on its…
NBC's daytime sudser "Days of Our Lives" will head for the red carpet on Oct. 28, holding an unusual Hollywood preem for two episodes in the ongoing serial killer storyline.
Alan Cumming will hand out the Grand Marnier Film Fellowships as part of the closing night ceremonies of the New York Film Festival.
Whoopi Goldberg, Emma Thompson, Sci Fi Channel prexy Bonnie Hammer and cinematographer Ellen Kuras will be honored at the 2003 Muse Awards on Dec. 10 at the New York Hilton.
Next year will be the 10th anniversary of South Africa's first democratic elections, and the film community is gearing up by spotlighting the country at major film festivals around the world.