Turkeys were an endangered species on Broadway as B.O. rose a fat $2,911,736 -- or 22.1% -- over the previous week. That increase is right in line with last year's 22.2% bump in biz for the…
A Japanese government advisory panel will recommend that the satellite service from pubcaster NHK, the nation's most popular, be scrambled when its broadcasts go digital in December, a Japanese daily…
David Lyle has been charged with bringing some reality to Pearson Television North America.
Media mogul Israel Asper, founder of the burgeoning CanWest Global empire, and his family have donated C$20 million ($13 million) to the Winnipeg Foundation and the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba, one…
John Hughes has signed with the William Morris Agency, departing from the Creative Artists Agency effective immediately.
An Australian consortium led by ad agency the Singleton Group and investment banker Mark Carnegie is investing $38 million for a stake in SCTV, one of the top three networks in Indonesia.
The U.S. Supreme Court made media history Tuesday, announcing it will let the world listen to an audio recording of the unprecedented Dec. 6 hearing on the future of the U.S. presidency. An audio…
Actor-director Kamal Hasan's "Hey Ram" has been nominated by the Film Federation of India as the country's entry for the Academy Awards' best foreign language film for 2001. Hindi pic concerns an…
Icebox has tapped media exec Strauss Zelnick to its board of directors. Zelnick is former prexy and CEO of BMG Entertainment as well as non-executive chairman of streaming media provider On2.com.
The National Music Publishers' Assn. and the U.S. Copyright Office have bowed a service for filing musical copyright materials over the Internet, the NMPA announced Monday.
The films "The Art of Norton Simon" and "Keepers of the Frame" will be featured at the Dec. 5 installment of the Contemporary Documentary Series, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…