Hulu is bulking up its subscription biz for Anglophiles, in a multiyear pact with BBC Worldwide North America that will add 2,000 episodes to Hulu Plus. The 144 BBC titles covered under the deal will…
Torchwood Season 4
Brooding and gloomy, "Broadchurch" is a grudgingly effective crime drama -- managing to pull viewers through its grinding, "The Killing"-like paces even as its plethora of cop-drama cliches become…
When Johnny Carson moved "The Tonight Show" from Manhattan to Los Angeles in 1972, with the state's then-first lady Nancy Reagan among his early guests, it wasn't as much a blow to jobs as it was to…
Anti-gay bias takes a drubbing on the tube
The return of Anthony Edwards to series television and the migration of actors such as John Barrowman, Aidan Quinn and William Forsythe to potential new series highlighted the past week in broadcast…
Lucinda Moorhead has joined UTA as an agent in the TV literary department.
Starz has given a second season renewal to its Kelsey Grammer starrer "Boss," a month before its first season bows on the pay cabler.
The opening episode of the U.K. revival of "Big Brother" gave Channel 5 one of its biggest ever audiences.
As BBC Worldwide Prods. expands the scope of its production activities for U.S. nets, the company has tapped industry vet Courtney Conte to serve as chief operating officer, tasked with steering…
Starz original sci-fi skein "Torchwood: Miracle Day" heralds a world in which nobody dies, a world that would bring chaos -- and the arrival of the show's producer, BBC Worldwide Prods., as a player…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Weekend:$22.2M Disney
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Weekend:$15.7M Paramount Pictures
If I Stay
If I Stay3Weekend:$11.6M Warner Brothers / New Line