"Titanic" helped sink Carmike Cinemas' first-quarter profit 4% to $3.7 million, despite 8% higher revenue of $117.1 million that was paradoxically lifted by the sinking ship pic, Carmike said…
The onset of daylight savings time translated to lower ratings for some syndie strips in the week ended April 12. In keeping with springtime TV tradition, the extra hour of daylight that kicked in…
Sam Nilsson, director general of Swedish Television, will receive the Directorate Award at the International Emmy Awards gala on Nov. 23.
NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" on Wednesday night scored its highest rating in New York, a 5.3/18, since the show's premiere on Sept. 13, 1993, when it averaged a 5.5/22, according to Nielsen…
Danny DeVito's Jersey Films has gone into partnership with the National Basketball Assn. to produce six episodes of a weekly half-hour series for Comedy Central called "The Sport Jerks' NBA Tour."
Fox's FX cabler is committing upwards of $10 million to bring out two new original series this summer: "Bobcat's Big Ass Show" and a variety hour hosted by magi-comics Penn & Teller.
Entertainment production in California now ranks with the electronic equipment sector as the state's top industry, according to a report issued today by the Motion Picture Assn. of America.
Enlarging its management ranks, United Talent Agency has upped Dan Aloni, Chris Harbert, John Lesher, Cynthia Shelton-Droke and Jay Sures to partners at the seven-year-old percentery.
Behaviour Distribution has picked up world rights to the upcoming Canuck pic "Four Days," the feature directorial debut from Toronto-based musicvideo helmer Curtis Wehrfritz.
The WB TV Network has named Joseph Lee to the newly created position of vice president of special projects and has added two other VPs and a director to its staff.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%