The first episode of HBO's big budget medieval fantasy saga, "Game of Thrones," described by one British critic as "An X-rated 'Merlin,'" gave Sky Atlantic its highest audience since the channel…
Suzie Norton, chief executive of Blighty's Birmingham-based Screen West Midlands, has ankled her post at the regional screen agency after three and a half years.
Angela Bosch, one of Europe's best-regarded promotion board honchos, has been laid off as director of Catalan Films and TV, a victim of punishing public-sector cutbacks in Catalonia.
Disney U.K. and Ireland has pacted with Lovefilm, Europe's Netflix equivalent, for video on demand -- Disney's first major partner outside of the pay TV window.
The Cannes Film Festival's Directors' Fortnight has unveiled a slate heavy on Euro fare and light on U.S. pics, with only rookie helmer Liza Johnson's "Return" selected.
Jamie Foxx will provide opening entertainment at Thursday's fund-raising rally for President Obama on the Sony lot. Foxx has been a long-time supporter, and appeared with him at a rally at USC just…
Last year's federal trial over Proposition 8 was to have been televised — until the Supreme Court stepped in at literally the last minute and nixed the idea. But the trial itself was videotaped for…
Giant Chinese webco Tencent is setting up a 500 million yuan ($77 million) war chest to invest in the film and TV biz, as the dotcom expands beyond its traditional Internet offerings.
As President Obama returns to Hollywood circles on Thursday for his first re-election fund-raising swing, it's not difficult to find supporters expressing frustration and disappointment privately and…
As Warner Bros. Entertainment prepares to do legal battle with Charlie Sheen, the company has tapped Mark Easton as Deputy General Counsel.