The old rubric that Hollywood comedies don't travel well overseas used to be a handy excuse to not even bother trying.
Banking on its bench strength, CBS is again going light on new series, giving greenlights Sunday to two comedies and four dramas for the 2012-13 season.
The theme of young women looking to make it in the big city resonated with auds this season, as CBS' "2 Broke Girls" and Fox's "New Girl" are poised to finish as the top-rated new comedies.
Despite Italy's current economic blues, the Italian film industry is humming, with realistic prospects of reaching a whopping 40% local market share this year, meaning Cinema Italiano can even aspire…
"The Simpsons," "South Park" and "Futurama" keep voters happy.
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Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%