Kiwi politicians desperately want to speed up the shift to digital terrestrial television; they are just not keen to pay the cost. Debate has been lagging, and there is no date set for switching off…
London Eye: It was supposed to be the night Rachel Weisz was crowned queen of BAFTA. But the heavily pregnant star of "The Constant Gardener" was spared the climb onstage, because voters anointed…
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Broadway got a nice boost over the Presidents' Day weekend, with grosses climbing around $2.6 million to a robust $16,497,521 for Week 38 (Feb. 13-19).
The first MTV Asia Movie Awards will be held in Singapore in a four-year pact between MTV and the Singapore Tourism Board that will see MTV Fashionably Loud Asia and Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards…
Tuning In: In the sunny outlook competition, downhill freestyle division, NBC Universal TV Group prexy/COO Randy Falco takes the gold.
Let the campaigning begin! No, not the Oscars. That race is almost over. The next big campaign is Election 2006. And who in D.C. is enjoying the entertainment biz's largesse this election year?
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Mexico's top net Televisa is flush with $1.4 billion cash, but isn't saying what it plans to do with the coin. During a Friday morning conference call with analysts following Thursday's release of…
UIP and Steven Spielberg's "Munich" notched its fourth consecutive No. 1 finish among Hollywood pics at foreign wickets over the Feb. 17-19 frame.
The Hollywood Post Alliance Tech Retreat isn't usually a hub of controversy. But the MPAA's Brad Hunt got a testy reception Feb. 22 when he gave a half-hour talk on the movie industry's plans for…
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