White House spokeswoman Dana Perrino delivered another straight-faced howler last week by stating that the Olympics "are a sporting event, for the athletes."
Want to see every recent advance in sports broadcasting rolled into one spectacle? Tune in, click on or punch up this summer's Olympic Games in Beijing. Indeed, the 2008 Games -- carried in the U.S…
Jackie Chan and Ziyi Zhang have been enlisted to sing the theme song for "The One," a film about China's first Olympian, sprinter Liu Changchun, who represented China at the 1932 Summer Olympics in…
Joshua Dugdale's access-all-areas observational portrait doc, "The Unwinking Gaze: The Inside Story of the Dalai Lama's Struggle for Tibet," will get a U.K. theatrical release on the upmarket indie…
As with everything else in China this year, the TV biz's focus is firmly on the Beijing Olympic Games in August, which promises to be a broadcasting bonanza while providing Chinese firms with an…
The Opening Ceremony of the Olympics on Aug. 8 will last 3½ hours and involve 10,000 performers, said Chinese helmer Zhang Yimou, who added that to him, the threat of prison as regards a…
When Steven Spielberg pulled out as artistic adviser to the Beijing Olympics, Chinese government officials were openly critical in their response. But did the filmmaker's action — triggered by the…
The U.S TV ad market is poised for a recession, but the anticipated downturn will be offset in the short term by the Beijing Olympics, the European soccer championship and the U.S. elections.
BBC Worldwide's Global Channels is bowing its first regional collaboration, a documentary about Beijing, made with Beijing TV and the Media Development Authority of Singapore.
Helmers Andrew Lau Wai-keung, Majid Majidi and Daryl Goodrich defended their involvement in a series of short films about the Beijing Olympics on Saturday, with Hong Kong director Lau Wai-keung…
The U.S TV ad market marked is poised for a recession, but the anticipated downturn will in the short-term be off set by the Beijing Olympics, the European soccer championship and the U.S. elections.