John Travolta will receive the Alan J. Pakula Award from the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) at their fourth annual Critics' Choice Awards on Jan. 25 in Los Angeles.
The WB netlet is expanding into reality programming and has hired Columbia TriStar TV exec Carolyn Bernstein to be the new senior VP of alternative programming while she holds the dual title of drama…
Adding a little French flair to its producer ranks, 20th Century Fox has inked a deal with Franco helmer Luc Besson to move his Seaside Prods. banner from Sony to the Century City-based studio.
SPECIAL REPORTMuch of Sony Music's good fortunes during the year came on the back of diminutive Canadian diva Celine Dion, who not only was the bestselling pop artist but also warbled the year's…
After years of U.S. complaints falling on deaf ears, Colombia finally seems willing to tackle its massive cable piracy problem.
Memo to ABC execs hoping the arrival of Diane Sawyer and Charles Gibson will keep "Good Morning America" from falling to third in the ratings: It's too late.
No. 3 exhibitor Carmike Cinemas warned that "lower theater attendance in December" meant its fourth-quarter earnings could drop as much as 38% from a year earlier, reinforcing bearishness among Wall…
SPECIAL REPORTSony Corp.'s desire to become a bigger entertainment player took a major step toward reality with the elevation late in the year of Howard Stringer to chairman of Sony Corp. of America.
A millennium ago traders bartered for textiles and spices in central Asia. But if L.A.-based exhibition company the Happening Group gets its way, "Baywatch" and "Friends" may be the newest…
Industryites planning their days at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival now have even more screenings to consider, after fest organizers made three last-minute additions to the schedule.
Indie producer/distributor Beacon Communications Corp. is likely to be sold or spun off as part of an upcoming restructuring of its parent company, Ascent Entertainment, Wall Street insiders said…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Behind the Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)
- ‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Make-Up and Hair Styling Awards
- A Low-Key Berlinale Yields Some Foreign Oscar Contenders to Watch