Frank Louis Fouce, a pioneer of Spanish-language entertainment in the U.S. and a founder of what later became Univision, died Sept. 22 in Los Angeles of lymphoma. He was 85. He founded Spanish…
Theater And Broadcasting
The FCC’s webpage went dark on Tuesday, film permitting by the National Park Service was on hold and hearings on Capitol Hill were either postponed or cancelled on the first day of the government…
Does Uncle Sam need to step in to make sure consumers can watch the boob tube without interruption? American regulators should adopt rules forbidding TV blackouts, according to a cable lobbying group…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
UltraStar Cinemas, a U.S.-owned exhib, is joining forces with China’s Letian Entertainment to deliver more than 40 digital movie theaters to Chinese audiences by 2016, the companies announced on…
There is one area where both expansion and dilution are clearly having a deleterious effect — sports television.
The Independent Filmmaker Project has tapped Katherine Oliver, the commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, to receive the industry tribute at the 23rd annual…
YouTube is tapping into old media to push geeky Internet videos. In its biggest traditional media campaign to date, YouTube plans to run TV and in-theater advertising to promote next month's "Geek…
Established in 1966, the New York City Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting is the oldest film commission in the country. And when Katherine Oliver was appointed by Gotham mayor Michael…
When Michael Bloomberg became the mayor of New York on Jan. 1, 2002, he took the reins of a city still reeling from the devastating aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks just four months earlier.
As hyped as it's been at this year's CES, Ultra High Definition 4K television has been a technology searching for a reason to exist. But a panel Thursday agreed that UHD is essential for bringing the…
Broadcast journalist, theater critic and writer Virginia Woodruff died in New York City of natural causes on May 12. She was 84.