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.
The BBC generates £7.6 billion ($12.3 billion) a year for the U.K. economy, claims a report to be published later this month.
Former UIP acquisitions exec Erica Motley is joining Icon Entertainment Intl. as its international acquisitions consultant.
Spain delivered the madre of all box-office grosses in 2009, an all-time record of around Euros675 million ($965.25 million), according to Nielsen EDI in Spain.
U.K. shingle RDF Media, whose shows include "Wife Swap" and "Secret Millionaire," has tapped a new CEO for its Los Angeles-based U.S. offshoot.
Fuji Television Network, one of Japan's five commercial networks, won the overall ratings contest last year, according to ratings agency Video Research.
NHK's "The Red White Song Contest" captured a market share of more than 40% Thursday.
Consumers' appetite for moviegoing is surpassing their spending on movies on homevideo for the first time in more than a decade.
Mark Pellington is headed to "The Orphanage," New Line's remake of the Spanish-language ghost tale "El Orfanato."