Twentieth TV, which has made a cottage industry out of testing a syndicated program on selected Fox TV stations before distributing it nationally, has commissioned five-a-week half-hour series…
Nicktoons, Nickelodeon's 24-hour digital animation channel, has partnered with Frederator Studios and Animation magazine to create a new sort of sprocket opera: the Nicktoons Film Festival.
The nation's TV critics love "Arrested Development" -- but they love HBO even more.
Bonnie Hammer has made her first major decision as president of both the USA Network and Sci Fi Channel, elevating Dave Howe to run Sci Fi as exec VP and general manager.
The Directors Guild of America has renewed its criticism of TV networks for failing to follow through on promises of improved hiring of female and minority helmers.
With Sony apparently unable to construct a final offer for MGM, it's looking increasingly likely that Time Warner will swoop in and grab the prize.
Six new governors, five of them first-timers, will represent their branches on the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences starting Aug. 1.
Palestinian director Tawfik Abu Wael's "Atash-Thirst" and Israeli Keren Yedaya's "Or" shared the $35,000 Wolgin Award for best film at the Jerusalem Film Festival, which closed Saturday.
The Brazilian Film Academy will hold its annual prize ceremony Aug. 31 in Rio's downtown Odeon landmark theater.
The European Commission is watching TV closely in Germany and Sweden: It's probing the financing of a digital terrestrial TV network in the two countries.
More than 300 films will screen at this year's Nordic Panorama Five Cities Film Festival, the largest showcase for shorts and documentaries in the region, which unspools Sept 24.-28 in Reykjavik…