If Borders and Barnes & Noble want to be considered entertainment centers, "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart is the ideal headliner. While touting "America the Book: A Citizen's Guide to Democracy…
Spanish sales agent Art Mood, which licensed last year's Oscar-nommed docu "Balseros" (Cuban Rafters) nearly worldwide, has added nine docus to its slate, joining Slot and Ermedia at the forefront of…
A channel devoted to Nordic fare, Skandinavia, is set to launch this year. Based at Filmbyen, outside Copenhagen, the channel is repped by Niels Aalbaeck Jensen who is signing up producers and…
After a little more than a year in operation, Malaysia's third commercial terrestrial station, Channel 9, shuttered Feb. 1 and is for sale.
Take that, losers! That's the gloves-off message from a trio of billboards that have gone up in the vicinity of near the Kodak Theater to tweak anti-Bushites such as Michael Moore, Barbra Streisand…
Filming began late last month on a small picture about an ancient Mexican legend -- yet only 100,000 people are expected to understand it.
A puppet rabbit, animated versions of Greek myths and docus featuring Brian Wilson and Johnny Cash will be on the eclectic sked for ABC2, the Australian Broadcasting Corp.'s digital terrestrial…
Jonathan Dolgen's prepping for a third act. "I'm starting to see if there's a way I could be involved in acquiring a media property," he says. "If I find something that's really interesting for me to…
Two years ago, A&E was flatlining. Last week, it outwrestled the competish to land rerun rights to "The Sopranos" for a stunning $2.5 million an episode.
Spanish mini-major Filmax Entertainment is preparing to enter the Latin American TV market.
Eurotrack: George S. Kaufman famously said of the American appetite for topical humor, "Satire is what closes on Saturday night." That dire pronouncement certainly doesn't apply to today's U.K…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Playback: Jordan Peele on ‘Get Out’ and Art’s Role Under a Trump Regime
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- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking