A number of shifts in the industry have jolted natural cable antagonists -- nets and operators -- into a new stage of grumpiness over the question of license-fee increases.
Hollywood believes it takes the Village to premiere a movie, but the Village isn't cooperating: Blockbuster movie preems are being squeezed out of Westwood.
Road grosses got a reprieve during Week 45 (April 1-7), rising by 9% to $13,220,682.
In its bid to remain France's youth channel of choice, M6 has one highly coveted ace up its sleeve --Michael Youn, until recently the inimitable host of its "Morning Live" show.
National Assn. of Broadcaster prexy-CEO Eddie Fritts was positively beaming throughout his org's trade show in Sin City last week.
Westwood is shrinking -- at least the part Hollywood cares about. Theaters in the UCLA-adjacent neighborhood are aging noticeably and fewer movies are playing there due to some key screens going dark.
The 26th annual Humana Festival of New American Plays was the first slate to be shaped by Marc Masterson, John Jory's successor as artistic director at the Actors Theater of Louisville.
As "Survivor" continues to rebound and "Fear Factor" keeps growing, reality TV won't go away.
Few Euro webs have much to trumpet these days, but as France's M6 celebrates its 15th anni, it can be forgiven a bit of self-congratulation.
Don't blame Lowell "Bud" Paxson for being an entrepreneur and coming up with a scheme to profit from returning analog spectrum that he and other broadcasters don't own in the first place .
Industryites have welcomed the Mexican government's long-awaited unveiling of its criteria for film classification.