Rupert Murdoch's Star TV is rising fast in the East. After years of draining News Corp.'s coffers, the Asian satcaster is due to reach operational breakeven next year, despite the regional economic…
The Thai government committee in charge of film production approval announced on Christmas Day the final rejection of a Thai location shoot for Fox's "Anna and the King," ending a six-month ordeal…
For the five winners of a Best Foreign Language Film nomination, the stakes are huge. Making the final cut can open doors for distribution and international attention and turn an obscure picture from…
The local ayem news race between NBC's KNBC and Fox O&O KTTV is heating up. Both stations notched big gains with femme news viewers in Nielsen's just-released L.A. demographic rating report for the…
GRAMMY CRYSTAL BALLS don’t work like they used to. Predicting nominees can be a shattering experience ever since 1995 when it was decreed that the contenders for best record, song, album and new…
With its $25.3 million projected Christmas weekend opening, "Patch Adams," a movie about the healing power of laughter, brought smiles to the faces of Universal Pictures execs and helped cure the box…
NBC is shuffling its Monday sitcom sked again, pulling the plug on struggling frosh laffer "Conrad Bloom" and replacing it with sophomore sitcom "Working."
CBS Corp.'s designation of longtime board member David T. McLaughlin as "non-executive chairman" Wednesday struck most observers as redundant.
Italian comedy "This Is Life" triumphed in Italy during its first weekend, grossing $2.85 million from 164 theaters for distrib Medusa.
Pamela Cole, a talent agent with Don Buchwald & Associates, will move over to United Talent Agency with a cast of clients in tow, including "The Thin Red Line" star Jim Caviezel and "Eyes Wide Shut"…
Cost-conscious Mexican media conglom Televisa is scaling back its exports subsidiary but has nixed the sale of its publishing division, company sources say.