The U.K. government has altered the rules governing who has to pay the annual TV license fee, which helps fund the BBC. All users of the BBC streaming service, the iPlayer, will now have to buy the…
LONDON — Charles Gurassa has been appointed as chairman of U.K. broadcaster Channel 4, which is owned by the U.K. state but is funded by advertising. The government, meanwhile, is mulling its…
Richard Ayoade branches out from "Submarine" with this dark and heady dystopian-noir cocktail adapted from Dostoevsky's novella.
Amazon.com ‘s streaming war with Netflix continues apace, as the Internet retail expanded its multiyear licensing agreement with PBS for hundreds of additional episodes of shows including NOVA…
The Writers Guild of America on Sunday unveiled its list of the “101 Best Written TV Series of All Time,” topped by HBO’s “The Sopranos.” The mob drama created by David Chase (pictured above right…
Ninety minutes is the preferred running time for most new plays these days. But it's just not enough for what Marco Ramirez attempts with “The Royale,” now being given its world premiere at the Kirk…
Mark Burnett's shingle One Three Media is planning a move into daytime as the company taps Terry Wood prexy of unscripted and original syndication.
Riding on the global success of "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and the Midnight Madness Audience Award at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival for "Seven Psychopaths," Graham Broadbent and Peter Czernin…
Relativity Media's first attempt at a star-driven, family-targeted film hits this weekend in the Snow White pic "Mirror Mirror," a major milestone in its journey to studiohood and a project that came…
Sacha Bennett's feature revels in profane banter, cocaine-fueled aggression and casual misogyny.
Channel 4, the U.K. hybrid pubcaster, has chosen the head of U.K. multi-channel provider UKTV, David Abraham, as its new CEO.