Italian broadcasting, still dominated by pubcaster RAI and Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset, posted a major increase in ad revenues, despite losing more than a million TV viewers.
Daily Variety Toronto legit critic Mira Friedlander has been named one of two winners in the Canadian Theater Critics Assn. annual awards for excellence.
The 1970s British action series "The Professionals" is being resurrected through an innovative financing deal that has raised £10.8 million ($17.3 million) for 26 new episodes.
Playing colorful British ex-patriates in Tuscany in the period leading up to and during World War II, Angela Lansbury, Joan Plowright and Vanessa Redgrave will star in Franco Zeffirelli's next film…
Drag queen RuPaul has reupped to host his "The RuPaul Show" for Viacom cabler VH1, inking a three-year deal to remain fronting the celebrity interview show that previously ran only Saturday nights…
Susan Wood has taken the role of Evelyn Nesbit in the Shubert Theatre's "Ragtime," which opens Sunday.
Kasdan Pictures, which has a first-look deal with Disney Studios, has named indie producer Linda Goldstein-Knowlton as president, the company confirmed Monday.
The directors of public broadcasters for Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark voted at an annual meeting Monday in Stockholm to push forward on plans to launch a common digital platform for all public…
According to audience votes, "Comrades: Almost a Love Story," Peter Chan's comedy about a Chinese mainlander adrift in Hong Kong, was the most popular title of more than 200 pics showcased at the…
Comedy III Prods., which handles licensing and merchandising for the Three Stooges, has picked up rights to market another silver screen star --- Bela Lugosi.