Television viewing in Canada hit a two-decade low in the fall of 1999, according to a national survey released Thursday. Locals tuned in for an average 21.6 hours weekly per the report from…
SciFi.com will bow next month an audio adaptation of Octavia Butler’s science fiction novel “Kindred,” with voice work by thesps Alfre Woodard and Lynn Whitfield. “Kindred” will be presented in four…
The faculty of the Musicians Institute has authorized its labor reps to call a strike against the school if the two sides do not reach an agreement on a contract.
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" has become the highest grossing foreign-language film in the U.K., overtaking previous record holder "Life Is Beautiful."
TVT Records and Napster have reached an out-of-court settlement in which master recordings and compositions will be allowed on the file-swapping service. TVT execs said they were prompted to drop…
Universal Studios Japan has completed its 170 billion yen ($1.45 billion) theme park in Osaka and is prepping for its March 31 opening.
Direct-to-home satellite platform Sky PerfecTV aims to clear its 3 billion yen ($26 million) in debts by the end of the month using proceeds from last October's IPO on the venture-oriented Mothers…
Marsha MacBride will ankle her post as Walt Disney Co. lobbyist to return to the Federal Communications Commission and serve as chief under new FCC chair Michael Powell.
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The Sundance Channel has acquired U.S. television rights to seven short films that premiered at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival, with three from Netcaster AtomFilms: Andrew Lancaster’s “In Search of…
At the Jujamcyn Theaters Award party last Monday, artistic director Lynne Meadow joked that the $50,000 prize money would buy her Manhattan Theater Club "until Wednesday afternoon." "It would buy us…