The iconic portrait of Mao Zedong that still stares out over Tiananmen Square at the heart of Beijing is looking out over a very different city these days as the countdown to the Summer Olympic Games…
Returning to its roots, ESPN staged an upfront fashioned after its trademark "SportsCenter," touting six new live hours of the show and a West Coast studio for the skein that will roll out over the…
NBC is betting heavily that the $894 million it's ponying up on the Summer Olympics in China will be money well spent.
Beijing's Olympic organizers have given MTV Networks China landing rights into the Beijing Olympic Village at August's Games in the Chinese capital.
For NBC, the headlong plunge into the Olympics in Beijing poses a higher-than-usual degree of difficulty. Protests directed at China's human-rights record threaten to turn the marathon leading toward…
The astounding Bird's Nest structure that will serve as the Olympic Stadium is nearly ready. The imposing twisted-donut CCTV Tower is quickly becoming a local landmark. And the Norman Foster-designed…
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…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M Warner Brothers
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M Fox / DreamWorks Animation
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures