In yet another sign that the effects of the 2001 dot-com bust are fading, new data shows online advertising revenue reached a record $2.2 billion in the fourth quarter of 2003, up 38% from a year ago.
Canadian drama series "Blue Murder" and "Cold Squad" are getting the ax as broadcasters prepare for funding deadlines early next month.
Broadway/L.A. will add six musical productions to the already announced "Movin' Out" for its 2004-05 season.
Broadcaster Chum's finance VP and secretary of the board of directors Taylor Baiden is ankling after 30 years with the company "to pursue other interests."
Twenty-five European directors, including the U.K.'s Peter Greenaway, Sweden's Jan Troell, Finland's Aki Kaurismaki, Belgium's Stijn Coninx, the Netherlands' Theo van Gogh and Austria's Barbara…
Warner Bros.' Japan has received a hat trick of honors from Japan's Motion Picture Exhibitors Assn.: the grand prix award for foreign distrib of 2003 and gongs for "Harry Potter and the Chamber of…
Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 is making a play for pay TV. Company is reportedly offering E600 million ($762 million) to the German Football League (DFL) for pay TV rights to the next three seasons of…
Brothers Ferran Viladevall and Carlos Viladevall Passola are launching the Film Machine as an indie genre pic production label. Ferran Viladevall said the company is working on a first project, an…
Belgian broadcasting regulator the Conseil superieur de l'audiovisuel has given French thematic programmer AB Groupe a license to launch channel AB 5 in the French-speaking part of the country…
As is the norm, Mexico's top-grossing pic, "Nicotina" (Nicotine) was rewarded with the lion's share of noms for the 46th annual Ariel Awards for Mexican film. Also true to form, the No. 2 nom grabber…
Screenwriter John Michael Hayes, who received Oscar nominations for "Rear Window" and "Peyton Place," has been tapped to receive the WGA West's Screen Laurel Award.