FremantleMedia North America, the production company behind the megahit "American Idol," has sealed a multiyear co-venture deal with top reality producer Stuart Krasnow ("Average Joe").
The early verdict is in, and "Trial by Jury" appears to be another solid addition to NBC's venerable "Law & Order" franchise. One day after posting sturdy numbers in a special Thursday preview…
Charging that Blockbuster has failed to provide regulators with required information, the Federal Trade Commission asked a federal court on Friday to bar the nation's top vidtailer's proposed…
Sony is ending its effort to sell soap operas online, less than two years after it started. Studio's Soapcity Web site has shuttered its video-on-demand business, which let users pay $1.99 to…
Vin Diesel's "The Pacifier" put the chill on John Travolta's "Be Cool" with an estimated $30.2 million at 3,131 playdates, winning the top spot handily at the nation's theaters over the weekend.
Back in the classic studio era, Jack Warner used to collect his executives' Oscar ballots and fill them out himself. These days, studio execs don't just cast their own ballots. Some bet against their…
Following the path of other local nets, Brazil's No. 2 net SBT has created a film division and will co-produce helmer Eliana Fonseca's "Coisa de mulher" (Woman Stuff).
In its war against Islamic extremism the Bush administration is showing no mercy, announcing that it plans to launch round-the-clock television programming aimed at European Muslims.
Without much fanfare, a new network launched last week devoted to nothing but "Law & Order." Its name? NBC. OK, so that's a stretch. But the Peacock did air some incarnation of Dick Wolf's "L&O"…
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court once again took up the question of the 10 Commandments. Few remember that the flap over the 10 Commandments can trace its history back to, well, "The 10…
Cable piracy in Brazil dropped to 12% of the country's 2.2 million cable subscriber base at the end of 2004, from 14% at the end of 2003, according to a study by local pay TV operators org ABTA.