How's this for a payoff? "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" has given ABC its biggest weeklong Nielsens since the March 1998 Oscarcast, when "Titanic" sailed off with best picture honors.
Troubled United Artists Theater Co. said Monday it fell further into the red in the latest quarter as its net loss widened to $23.2 million from $12.6 million -- due to competition, heavy interest…
Four years after the reins of the management-production company were handed to Brad Grey, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment has undergone a name change to Basic Entertainment. Grey told Daily Variety…
China's entry into the World Trade Organization will allow studios to double the number of films that unspool beyond the Great Wall to 20 per year, and reduces the threat of copyright piracy…
Liberty Media Group reported a third-quarter net loss of $217 million, compared to $1.3 billion in profits a year ago, the media conglom said Monday.
Veteran NBC Studios exec Gary Considine is giving up oversight of the Peacock's Gotham-based latenight shows in order to take on new responsibilities as exec producer of syndie showbiz strip "Access…
As part of a radical primetime overhaul announced Monday, NBC will reduce to just eight the number of sitcoms it airs each week, while three of its frosh hourlong skeins will be given new timeslots…
Viacom has signed a new seven-year deal to buy data from Nielsen Media Research for seven Viacom cable networks: MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, TV Land, Showtime, the Movie Channel and the Box.
The writing team of David Kukoff and Matt Roshkow have just wrapped a 24-hour blitzkrieg of feature script and pitch sales.
A disappointed Mouse House is grudgingly obeying a judge's order to pull Go.com's green and yellow traffic light logo from its properties, saying that in doing so it may lose $40 million in branding…
BDA's Latin America confab wrapped its second installment Nov. 8-9 with positive buzz over the art of TV promotions.