Tuning In: In "Champagne for Caesar," a prescient 1950 comedy, a know-it-all professor throws the big question on a popular quiz program. Flash forward to Ken Jennings' record-breaking run on…
Fatih Akin's "Head-On" won best European film at the 17th European Film Awards, marking the second year in a row a German film has taken top honors at Europe's equivalent of the Oscars.
A Milan court acquitted Silvio Berlusconi of corruption charges, giving the Italo media tycoon-turned-premier a major victory in his long-lasting war with magistrates whom he has always accused of…
In a winner-takes-all coup, Canal Plus Group has nabbed exclusive rights to French first division soccer for 2005-2008 for a record $793 million a year. The sum reps more than half the Gallic paybox…
CBS rolled to another Thursday victory in key demos behind dominant showings by "CSI" and "Survivor: Vanuatu," according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
The U.K. Film Council has announced seven winners from the 28 bidders who applied for its new three-year development franchises.
Up-and-coming thesp Max Riemelt, star of Dennis Gansel's World War II drama "Napola," has been selected as Germany's Shooting Star of 2005.
"The Mambo Kings" has landed the Broadway Theater, which "Bombay Dreams" will vacate Jan. 1. The incoming tuner will open Aug. 18 at the 1,752-seat Broadway, with previews beginning July 18.
Showtime is getting in the middle of "Two Blind Mikes." Pay cabler has teamed with feature scribe Frederic Raphael, who co-wrote "Eyes Wide Shut" with Stanley Kubrick, on a two-hour movie about the…
Keith Naftaly, formerly an A&R exec at J Records and DreamWorks, has been named senior veep of A&R at Sony Music Label Group U.S.
Having made few primetime blunders over the past couple of years, MTV Networks entertainment prexy Brian Graden is ready to whip the music net's afternoons into shape.