Fearful that the current cost of producing shows is quickly getting too expensive, a NATPE panel of TV execs and a venture capitalist suggested cutting the cost of both talent agents and their…
Rupert Murdoch's Star TV has cozied up with an unlikely partner to launch a direct-to-home broadcasting platform in India -- local automaker Tata.
OutKast's "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (LaFace) returned to the top spot in the nation's album sales for the week ended Sunday, according to SoundScan.
Box office hit comedy "Seducing Doctor Lewis" and Denys Arcand's "The Barbarian Invasions" are the leading contenders for this year's Prix Jutra, the Quebec film awards announced Wednesday in…
Night two of Fox's premiere week of "American Idol" dominated Tuesday's leadoff hour in all ratings categories, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen, drawing an 11.9 rating/31 share in…
Taking up one of the most important positions in the Spanish TV business, Fernando Bovaira has been appointed director of content at film and TV giant Sogecable.
In the first battle of what looks to be a coming war, online CD retailer CDWow settled out of court Wednesday with trade org the British Phonographic Industry over allegations of illegal parallel…
Mark Gray has been appointed VP, acquisitions and development, for Fremantle Intl. Distribution, the TV sales arm of RTL's Fremantle Media arm.
A list of the most influential individuals in China's film industry in 2003 confirms Zhang Yimou's recent return to form, following the massive success of "Hero" last year. The list, published by…
The second Dubrovnik Film Fest, May 27-30, will honor producer Branko Lustig ("Schindler's List") with the fest's Libertas Award for lifetime achievement.
Cinemex, Mexico's second largest exhibitor, is bowing a new film festival next month. The Mexico City Intl. Contemporary Film Festival, called FICC for its Spanish-acronym, will run from Feb. 19 to…