DirecTV has extended its distribution deal with two Canadian programming services in a multiyear agreement expected to generate revenue of $200 million over the life of the contract.
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…
Cinepix Film Properties' "The Pillow Book" roused the exclusives list from its slumber with grosses of $70,883 in three libraries on both coasts, for a lively per-screen average of $23,627.
WGN, the Tribune Broadcasting-owned TV station in Chicago, has bought the rerun rights to Warner Bros. Domestic's "The Drew Carey Show."
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…
Independent theater producers, most hearing for the first time on Monday about a far-reaching agreement between Broadway theater owner Jujamcyn Theaters and national tour presenter Pace Theatrical…
Michael Rapaport and Robin Tunney ("The Craft") have been cast in the leads in the first installment of the third film of Showtime's forthcoming trilogy of Holocaust dramas "Rescuers: Stories of…
NBC's Brillstein-Grey comedy "The Naked Truth" is being revamped again for fall. The show was already reworked once when it moved from ABC to NBC. Now, Michael Saltzman of "Murphy Brown" is the new…
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…
The long-suffering cable TV sector staged its biggest Wall Street rally in almost four years Monday after software giant Microsoft Corp. confirmed plans to invest $1 billion in No. 4 cabler Comcast…