Newly minted Hollywood market research firm C4 has hired veteran exec Ben Spergel as its exec VP of consumer insights. Spergel will oversee all of the company's online and offline research including…
Many in the film industry believe that current tracking systems, which have been loudly criticized this summer for considerable inaccuracies in predicting opening weekend box office, are in dire need…
HBO and Netflix have professed little concern over customers who lend subscription passwords to those who don't pay the monthly fees to access their programming.
What's new with YouTube? The world's biggest Internet video site — with a bullet — didn't launch any major new initiatives at its NewFronts event, with execs instead claiming that YouTube has already…
Feature film market researcher Ipsos OTX Motion Picture Group has been spun off as an independent company from Paris-based parent Ipsos. Vincent Bruzzese will continue to oversee the renamed Motion…
Having won awards for its coverage of the Arab Spring with a news operation that reports on events in far-flung countries with the hustle that has become its trademark, Al Jazeera has come a long way…
"Minute to Win It" is back and heading to cable, as GSN ordered 40 hourlong episodes of the program from Shine America.
The Directors Guild of America Awards provided plenty of comic breaks during Saturday's three-hour ceremony -- none funnier than when Martin Short introduced Steven Spielberg.
Casting wider TV net via smart phones and tablets becomes a priority
BEIJING -- China is a market still growing by leaps and bounds, rich with opportunity for Hollywood films and investors alike. But in order to take the next step into what will soon become the…
The British Board of Film Classification, Blighty's censorship org, is to tighten its policy on the depiction of sexual and sadistic violence in fiction and documentary films.