NBCi, the Peacock's Internet wing, will lay off 20% of its staff as part of a planned restructuring compounded by disappointing second quarter results and a stock price that is almost $100 off its…
America's most watched television program won't be winning any Prime Time Emmys come September, but that's not necessarily anything new. Nor is it new to the net who broadcasts it. Emmy voters have…
Interactive TV services provider OpenTV has tapped vet PR exec John Michaeli for the newly created post of VP, worldwide public relations.
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In its first major pickup from the Internet, Joe Roth's Revolution Studios will pimp an animated Web series from MediaTrip.com in theaters next year.
Brazilian scriptwriters have formally convened a national association and elected a board.
Canadian production house Alliance Atlantis has signed on to co-produce the upcoming CBS crime drama "C.S.I.," following Touchstone's decision to bail out of the project. Touchstone didn't believe…
Regal Cinemas, the nation's largest movie theater chain, on Tuesday reported that net losses plunged to $29.4 million in the second quarter from $7.4 million the year before and said it's talking…
Less than one year after being promoted to senior veep of production of the Buena Vista Motion Picture Group, Mark Vahradian is in final negotiations to become executive veep of production. Elevating…
A settlement in the three-way "Dieter" litigation between Mike Myers, Universal and Imagine was reached Tuesday and a signed deal is predicted by the end of today. Late Tuesday night, the settlement…
Adding more heft to the Asian profile in the 57th Venice Intl. Film Festival's official competition, mainland Chinese director Jia Zhang-ke's "Platform" has been added as the 20th and final contender…
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