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Bbc Budget Cuts
The BBC has underscored its commitment to big-budget drama by commissioning a six-part adaptation of "War and Peace."
LONDON -- George Entwistle, the director of BBC Vision, has been tapped as director general of the BBC, the most powerful job in U.K. broadcasting.
MOSCOW -- The third edition of Russia's Voices festival that celebrates debut and sophomore films of European directors goes ahead next month despite its budget being slashed by two-thirds.
The BBC is poised to buy the U.S version of "The Voice," the Talpa talent show, to air on youth-friendly digital web BBC3 next year.
The BBC is to ax 360 jobs from its U.K. online activities, cut around 200 websites and re-focus its online priorities by moving upscale.
Further cuts to the BBC's acquisitions budget are in the cards following the recent deal that froze the pubcaster's funding for the next six years at its present level.
BSkyB, the U.K.'s dominant paybox, has accused arch-rival the BBC of failing to make any "meaningful" decisions about its future.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Weekend:$22.2M Disney
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Weekend:$15.7M Paramount Pictures
If I Stay
If I Stay3Weekend:$11.6M Warner Brothers / New Line