German pubcasters ARD and ZDF have reportedly put in for an increase of 20% per month in license fees, through which the stations are financed.
Professional writers looking for extra work can probably find it on the Internet, according to a study released Monday by the Writers Guild of America.
Fran Zell, publicity director for 20th Century Fox Intl., has been elected prez of the Publicists Guild of America.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$5.6M Cumulative:$24.3M Sony / Screen Gems -42.28%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 22Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$15.9M Warner Brothers -44.30%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$306.0M Disney -46.66%
UPN has quietly put out feelers to syndie distribs and others regarding new programming to replace the weblet's weekend afternoon movie showcase — for a price. UPN is understood to be taking a cue…
Furthering its European digital TV presence, Britain's Carlton Communications has taken a 7.5% stake in Spanish digital terrestrial television (DTT) consortium Onda Digital.
Comcast has just three days to come up with a new offer for MediaOne in the wake of the latter's expected decision over the weekend to terminate its merger agreement with Comcast and sign a deal with…
The union representing Canada's film and TV performers announced last week that it has asked its members for a strike mandate.
Rehme Prods. has optioned pic rights to the legit drama "Flyin' West," which had a six-week run this year at the Pasadena Playhouse.
Disney chief operations officer Sanford Litvack testified Monday that he believed Jeffrey Katzenberg had forfeited a 2% post-termination bonus, but was not sure he could prove it in court because "I…
Granite Broadcasting Corp. reported Monday that its net loss attributable to shareholders widened 29.4% to $13 million in the first quarter as revenues, reflecting the falloff in Olympic and…