The American Film Institute's board of trustees has elected HBO topper Chris Albrecht and 2929 Entertainment founder-CEO Todd Wagner as members.
A&E has engineered the costliest programming deal in its history, ponying up $1.025 million an hour for exclusive cable rights to reruns of the hit primetime series "CSI: Miami."
Sirius Satellite Radio has launched OutQ, a channel on its satcasting service devoted to gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders, in what the company said was a broadcasting first.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Leaders of Actors' Equity Assn. have unanimously endorsed the current proposal to merge SAG and AFTRA into a new umbrella union called the Alliance of Intl. Media Artists.
ZelnickMedia, the private investment group helmed by ex-BMG exec Strauss Zelnick, has taken a leaf from Barry Diller's e-commerce book and invested in direct-marketing company Lillian Vernon Corp.
No sooner did the Ahmanson Theater announce its 2003-04 season than one of its big-ticket items came down with a better theater. Or, at least, a Broadway theater.
Boston alt-metal act Godsmack was lord and master of the album rankings this week, wresting the top spot from hard-rock rivals Linkin Park. Meanwhile Elvis scion Lisa Marie Presley rocked the charts…
A bad case of crossed wires on Wednesday marked the latest episode in a string of acquisition-related drama for Vivendi Universal, as comments reportedly made by one of the French conglom's board…
The second-season launch of NBC's "Watching Ellie" generated decent sampling Tuesday, while UPN's hip-hop drama "Platinum" spun only so-so ratings as it moved to its regular night.
Helmer Jan Hrebejk's "Pupendo" is powering the Czech B.O., racking up more than 300,000 admissions since opening three weeks ago. Only the two "Lord of the Rings" movies have bettered those figures.