Indie racehorse drama “50 to 1," the saga of 2009 Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird (pictured above), has been set for a March 21 release in 260 theaters. "50 to 1" director, producer, co-writer…
One of last week's most-watched telecasts did not air in primetime, as NBC 's coverage of horse racing's Kentucky Derby averaged a big 16.2 million viewers early Saturday evening. This year's…
Former Comedy Central exec Bill Hilary has joined cabler NuvoTV as head of programming. Hilary will oversee all aspects of the network's programming, including development, production, acquisitions…
Rousingly effective picture has an unexpected edge among inspirational sports dramas.
The last hour of Saturday's Kentucky Derby coverage earned a 10.2 rating/22 share in household overnights for NBC, a 7% increase from last year and the best in 17 years.
When the kudos season kicks off each year with the National Board of Review's awards, many in the biz find themselves asking, "What is the National Board of Review?" Well, a group of former NBR…
The first five filmmakers aided under Independent Feature Project and Kodak's Frequent Buyer Program of discounts are newcomers Alain Cloarec and John Cocca as well as Heather Winters, Louis Guida…
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