Sales of games software and hardware fell 6.9% in Japan last year to $5.92 billion, according to figures compiled by game biz mag Enterbrain.
Pubcaster France Televisions' news director Paul Nahon has arrived in Kabul to lobby for the release of two of its journalists who were kidnapped last Wednesday in Afghanistan.
The plethora of new digital terrestrial television continued to make audience gains in France and Spain in 2009 at the expense of the incumbent terrestrial broadcasters.
In the latest sign of pressures on showbiz retirement plans, the Directors Guild of America pension plans have disclosed that they lost almost $600 million in value in 2008 and have tightened…
A year ago, with an incoming president billed as no less than a transformative figure, many predicted that his very presidency signaled a shift with ramifications that extended well into the culture…
The Directors Guild of America has promoted veteran execs Regina Render and Lisa Layer to assistant exec director posts.
The Secret Service announced that a third person made it in to November's White House state dinner uninvited, not just the Salahis. But they're not naming that individual, only that the person…
U2 predictably led the field as the top-grossing North American touring act of 2009, according to figures released by concert tracker Pollstar.
The Czech Republic's long-awaited film production incentive looks set to come into force next month.
A channel in Georgia that was set up to raise awareness about the country's struggle with Russia has tapped the widow of a Chechen leader to present one of its shows.