Web surfing is taking a toll on television viewing habits, according to a Nielsen Media Research study released Monday.
The contentious issue of quotas designed to protect EU filmmakers from Hollywood hegemony is set to rear its head again this week at a meeting of European Union culture ministers in Savonlinna…
John Malone's Encore Media Group has opened an office in Los Angeles to supervise the production of first-run made-fors and has hired Paige Smith Orloff to the new post of VP of original movies.
PorchLight Pictures, the theatrical arm of TV production and distribution entity PorchLight Entertainment, has acquired "Rocket," an original screenplay from former William Morris agent Susan Armenti…
U.S. pics could soon be in post-production in the legendary Babelsberg Studios now that upstart Helkon Media is in advanced negotiations to run a state-of-the-art f/x facility at the famed site.
DIC Entertainment Inc. has tapped former Buena Vista Home Entertainment Worldwide exec David Jessen as veep of its animated straight-to-video homevid division.
Stephen Grabiner, who quit last week as chief exec of ONdigital to join Rupert Murdoch's eVentures, has instead taken a job with venture capital group Apax Partners.
Univision Communications, the Spanish-lingo TV giant, posted another strong quarterly earnings report Monday, fueled by continued rating and revenue gains at its O&O stations in Gotham, Los Angeles…
Record-busting launches by the "Star Wars" prequel in the U.K. and "Tarzan" in Mexico and two Asian territories, plus more rollicking debuts by "The Mummy" generated plenty of heat at the foreign…
The take on Broadway was healthy last week, topping the previous week's B.O. by $389,242 to hit $9,932,173. Only four out of the 24 shows on the boards registered losses.
Federal Communications Commission staffers urged commissioners Monday to end the ban on owning more than one station in a market, but only in cases where broadcasters could prove it would benefit the…