I kind of wondered why we didn't have ratings info yesterday for "Sarah Palin's Alaska," now I know why: Ratings for its second episode on TLC fell by 40% from its debut. Some 3 million viewers tuned…
U.S. writer Michael Connelly ("Blood Work") will be feted by Italy's Courmayeur Noir in Festival, dedicated to movies and books broadly belonging to the noir genre.
Australia's "Animal Kingdom," Mexico's "Leap Year" and Spain's "Every Song Is About Me" made much of the early running at the 48th Gijon Film Festival.
Popular German TV comedian Anke Engelke and Estonian thesp Maert Avandi will host the European Film Awards ceremony on Dec. 4 in Tallinn, Estonia. Engelke, who hosted the opening night at the…
Estonia's 14th Black Nights Film Festival will hold the first Black Market Industry Screenings Dec. 1-4.
David Mirvish, the largest commercial producer in Canada, and Dan Brambilla, the largest not-for-profit presenter in the country, have hatched a plan whereby they will share resources, mailing lists…
Celestial Pictures has signed an output deal to give its flagship Celestial Movies channel exclusive first run pay-TV rights to broadcast the upcoming slate of Chinese movies from Hong Kong's…
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) is asking antitrust officials to investigate whether Comcast has jumped the gun in announcing a restructuring of the NBC Universal management team before the combination of…
Discovery Channel just unveiled promo clips of President Obama's Dec. 8 appearance on "MythBusters." He challenges the show's two hosts to re-test the myth of the Archimedes Solar Ray. The myth is…
Gael Garcia Bernal will star as five-time world boxing champ Roberto Duran in "Hands of Stone."
Kristina Schake, partner with Chad Griffin in their Los Angeles political strategy firm, has been named communications director for First Lady Michelle Obama. Schake, who has advised California's…