That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) took some heat for his Ricky Ricardo quote at Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearing on Wednesday. The coment was made in…
"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" bowed in Japan on Wednesday with $3.57 million on 840 screens — besting "War of the Worlds" for the biggest-ever Wednesday opening.
Today marks the 40th anniversary of the liftoff of the Saturn V rocket that took astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the moon. What very few non-space buffs realize is that…
A BBC online laffer will transfer to one of the pubcaster's main TV channels for the first time.
The ITV gameshow "Color of Money," which failed to live up to its hype as a successor to "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" in the U.K., is to be revived for audiences in Italy.
FilmSharks Intl., one of Latin America's biggest and most active sales companies, is moving quickly into the U.S. movie business.
The Melbourne Film Festival has dismissed a demand by the Chinese government that it scuttle screenings of a documentary about ethnic minorities in China.
Blighty's ITV Global Entertainment has launched its general entertainment channel for Asia, Granada TV, on the SingTel mio TV platform in Singapore.
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Luc Roeg's London-based Independent Film Co. has tapped "The Tudors" creator Michael Hirst to adapt Bernard Cornwell's bestseller "Agincourt."