20th Century Fox tossed "Cast Away" into a crowded holiday marketplace and the Tom Hanks starrer netted a prize $40.5 million for the four-day Christmas weekend.
France has nine remaining Imax screens and will soon open a 10th in Paris Disney Village. A story Monday about the closing of one venue, the Imax Dome in Paris, understated the number of screens in…
The Golden Globes always tout themselves as a bellwether of the Academy Awards, but they have a mixed track record. Of the 13 Globe winners last year, seven went on to the Oscar winner's circle…
In his second season presiding over syndie gaveler "The People's Court," Judge Jerry Sheindlin, spouse of top-rated "Judge Judy's" Judge Judy Sheindlin, is stepping down from the bench.
Telemundo Communications has closed the restructuring deal merging the U.S. Hispanic net with ownership interests in Telemundo stations. The combo is backed by Sony Pictures Entertainment, Liberty…
Cable nemesis DirecTV has became an even greater threat by jumping into the high-speed Internet access and broadband services market.
The UFO said to have crashed in Roswell, N.M. in 1947 has never ceased to excite the fevered imaginations of TV and film execs. Steve Rubin, prexy of Fast Carrier Pictures, and something of a Roswell…
CBS Television and Sony have entered into an agreement for CBS to produce and air the 2001 Sony Open golf tournament live in high-definition.
Even the United Nations has gone potty over Harry Potter, and Time Warner is loving it.
The Caucus for Producers, Writers and Directors will give the late Steve Allen an award "of special recognition in memoriam."
The Brussels Intl. Film Festival has fleshed out its program for its 2001 edition, to be held Jan. 18-27.