The board of directors at Japanese movie house Shochiku Co. decided Monday to dismiss company president Toru Okuyama, along with his son and senior managing director Kazuyoshi Okuyama, saying the two…
Datacasting and niche programming -- not high-definition pictures -- are the future of digital television, broadcasters here were told Tuesday.
The mercurial "Titanic" sailed to an all-time industry record last weekend overseas, grossing an unprecedented $41.5 million from nearly 4,000 screens, propelling the cume to $144.4 million just five…
Does "Law & Order" speak the universal language? Universal TV and series creator Dick Wolf think it can. Wolf and the studio are looking into the idea of producing foreign versions of the acclaimed…
DreamWorks has added Latin America to its list of pay TV output deals by pacting with webs allied with four of its studio rivals.
The Golden Globes have awarded NBC its widest weeklong margin of victory in adults 18-49 without the help of a major sports event since April 29-May 5, 1996.
Ralph E. Farmer, a former prop man at Universal Pictures during the 1920s and early 1930s, died Friday of natural causes in Santa Maria. He was 90.
Encore Media Group (EMG) has inked a deal with Polygram Television for the pay-cable rights to 21 feature titles, a pair of documentaries and the 1960s British TV series version of "The Saint" that…
CBS TV president Leslie Moonves urged broadcasters at the NATPE convention Wednesday to stop engaging in "Me-Too TV" by chasing the same viewers with carbon-copy programming and scheduling hit shows…
Three-time Oscar-winning song lyricist Alan Bergman has been appointed vice chair of the Governors Ball of the 70th Academy Awards. Bergman has been affiliated with the gala since 1992, when he…
EXCLUSIVETouchstone Pictures has inked "The First Wives Club" scribe Robert Harling to write and direct a remake of "The Ladykillers," the 1955 English black comedy which starred Alec Guinness.
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