Testifying before the blue ribbon commission on digital television, NBC president Robert Wright said Friday that broadcasters should not have to shoulder additional public interest obligations just…
ABC late Friday shuffled its Monday, Thursday and Saturday lineups, most notably shifting David E. Kelley's "The Practice" from Saturday to Monday night at 10 p.m. after "Monday Night Football" ends…
Norwegian producers have asked the country's new government to increase spending on film and TV production and to require state broadcaster NRK to commission 25% of its total production from the…
Raising the stakes still higher in Spain's hyper-competitive distribution market, Warner Bros. has teamed with Spanish film and TV conglom Sogecable to create a joint film distribution company…
The Carsey-Werner Co. is eyeing a return to the firstrun syndie biz with a talkshow hosted by author/advice columnist E. Jean Carroll.
Elizabeth Pena has inked opposite Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker for New Line Cinema's "Rush Hour," sources said Friday.
"Wasteland" (Auf der Kippe), a film about the plight of gypsies in Romania by German filmmaker Andrei Schwartz, took home the Joris Ivens Award, the highest prize given at the 10th Intl. Documentary…
"Speed Racer" is emerging from a prolonged pit stop with director Alfonso Cuaron at the wheel.
Veteran L.A.-based adman Peter Stranger has been named president of J. Walter Thompson Los Angeles, taking over as the firm continues an expansion and a hoped-for return to its former status as a…
NBC and Dow Jones & Co. on Tuesday are expected to confirm plans to merge their competing European and Asian business news channels, forming a new joint venture to operate them.
After several weeks of trying to renegotiate singer Toni Braxton's recording contract, attorneys for the La-Face/Arista Records artist have filed a lawsuit against the label seeking to have the court…