A potentially serious breach between ABC and its affiliated stations could begin Wednesday if WSYX, the ABC affiliate in Columbus, Ohio, goes ahead with its plan to preempt the network's new 9:30…
Touchstone Pictures has picked up feature rights to John Christopher's sci-fi book series "The Tripods Trilogy" for producers Jane Hamsher and Don Murphy, the studio confirmed Friday.
Alicia Hirsch has been named senior VP of technical services and distribution at Universal Studios Operations Group. Joining from MTM Enterprises/Family Channel, Hirsch will handle coordination of…
As part of Sony Pictures Entertainment's commitment to indigenous programming abroad, Andy House has been tapped VP of production, Asia, for Columbia TriStar Intl. Television.
Mediakabel, a consortium of 10 Dutch cable companies, is poised to launch Holland's first digital cable TV platform in December.
ITALY The seven-year bond issue secured by the Cecchi Gori Group's film library and presented by Merrill Lynch to investors in Milan and London last month was successfully completed this week, with…
Just two weeks after the Walt Disney Co. said it would "explore the potential sale" of its 20% stake in Scandinavian Broadcasting System SA, the Mouse House filed Thursday to sell its holding in a…
"Oprah Winfrey" was the top talker overall in the February sweep, in spite of surrendering her crown during the week of Feb. 16 to the surging "Jerry Springer."
British actress Anna Friel, who co-stars in Gramercy Pictures' upcoming "Land Girls," has snagged a role in the latest feature adaptation of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" for Fox…
Barely two weeks after the disclosure that its chief operating officer, Robert Lazarus, was quitting, Paramount-based Mutual Film Co. has lost its second Bob: CFO Robert Leger.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
Hercules2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%