Starz Encore has nabbed exclusive pay TV rights to Ang Lee's "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" from Sony Pictures Classics. The film -- buzzed about as a possible Oscar contender -- will make its…
The critics have spoken, and what have they said? Late-year entries looking for critical acclaim and Oscar momentum largely have been disappointed.
Paul Schulman has been trying to predict the next big thing on TV for the past 40 years. He's still batting below .300. Last spring, during network upfront presentations to advertisers, the veteran…
Unlike its holiday cousins November and December, the month of January isn't known for movie madness. Holdovers from the Christmas rush plus massive TV auds for the Super Bowl tend to keep grosses…
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In a sudden reversal, the Writers Guild of America has agreed to start early negotiations with producers. Formal meetings are scheduled to begin Jan. 22.
Home for the holidays, viewers stayed up late, tuning into CBS' latenight combo "Late Show With David Letterman and "Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn" in impressive numbers during the week ended…
Czech Television's 3,000 employees went on strike Monday, escalating their demands for the resignation of their new director general.
Get ready for the return of "Survivor"-mania -- as well as the real start of the 2000-01 television season. With the sequel to last summer's CBS reality phenom arriving later this month -- and…
Andrew Form and Matthew Resnik, via their Formatt Films banner, have inked an output deal with Avi Lerner's Millennium Films.
A stalling U.S. economy, the end of minimum-pricing agreements and revolutionary changes in how consumers get their music all contributed to a generally tepid holiday season for music sales.