BMG topper Rolf Schmidt-Holtz on Thursday unveiled a major revamp of the label-group's management hierarchy, jettisoning BMG's current regional structure with an eye toward breaking major acts on a…
American Cinema Editors has tapped Oscar winners Michael Kahn and Thelma Schoonmaker among its feature nominees for this year's ACE Eddie kudos.
"American Idol" mania continued on Wednesday night, as the second episode of Fox's hugely popular music talent show held onto about 95% of its premiere-night audience, according to preliminary…
Blighty pubcaster the BBC has poached BAFTA award-winning producer Kenton Allen from Elisabeth Murdoch's production shingle Shine, it announced on Wednesday.
With the shadow of billionaire Haim Saban looming over the proceedings, German publisher Heinrich Bauer is looking to speed up its takeover of bankrupt TV giant Kirch Media.
The Berlin Intl. Film Festival wrapped up its selection of pics for the Intl. Forum of New Cinema sidebar Thursday, announcing 52 films from 24 countries in a lineup focusing on contemporary indie…
Polish commercial web Polsat Media has inked an significant programming deal with the U.K.'s Granada for six of its formats including "Hotel Getaway," "Win The Break," "Soapstars," "Britain Behaving…
Republican FCC commissioner Kevin Martin said Wednesday the agency needs to consider whether media consolidation has led to a rise in "coarse" programming and, if so, weigh the impact of easing…
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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is ready to swing the two-by-four in the MGM/Hyde Park remake of "Walking Tall," a film that will likely go into production in early summer.
MGM and DreamWorks are joining forces to throw a remake of 1968 comedy "The Party," and they've put together top-notch talent to host the bash.