One night after NBC saw its lowest-rated night of the London Games, audiences returned Tuesday as the net bounced back nicely on a night featuring gymnastics, track and field and beach volleyball.
This year is seeing an obvious uptick in all projects political, particularly in web series. One of the latest is "Left, Right & You," which tries to explain, in an unconventional way, the lock that…
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On “Today” today, after Matt Lauer made fun of Olympic athlete names, Jimmy Fallon put the kibosh on any remaining chance of hosting the Oscars in February. “I’m not gonna do the Oscars,” he said…
TOKYO -- NHK, Japan's giant pubcaster, launched its NHK World English-language service in Myanmar on Wednesday.
TAULL, Spain -- Colombian Carlos Moreno's "Que viva la musica!," Peruvian Javier Fuentes-Leon's "The Vanished Elephant" and Argentinean Ana Katz's "Mi amiga del parque" are among 17 projects selected…
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TOKYO -- Gaga, one of Japan's biggest indie distribs of foreign arthouse and other specialty pics, is to bow Gaga Theater, a VOD service for PCs, smartphones, tablets and other devices.
In a recent post about the Olympics I mentioned in passing that the roots of wildly elaborate opening ceremonies can be traced in large part to producer David L. Wolper, and the work he did on behalf…
BERLIN -- Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild" will open the 25th Helsinki Film Festival on Sept. 20.
Dish Networks chairman Charlie Ergen wanted AMC but not its three sister networks and said Mark Cuban is more fun to do business with in any case.
Starz CEO Chris Albrecht is about to get a fiefdom all his own, at least until Starz is picked off by a bigger fish.
Barbara Davis' biannual ball remains Hollywood's greatest fundraiser.