The Signature Theater's slick production of Greg Kotis/Mark Hollmann tuner "Urinetown" was the big winner at D.C.'s Helen Hayes Awards on Monday, snaring eight honors including resident musical. No…
Warner Bros. has preemptively acquired film rights to Brit author Philip Reeve's fantasy-adventure "Larklight," setting it up with Warner-based Denise Di Novi to produce.
The first week of daylight saving time, the week ended April 9, meant more daylight and less viewing of syndicated shows. PUT (persons using television) levels dropped by an average of more than 1.1…
Five foreign student filmmakers will compete for the Honorary Foreign Film award in the 33rd annual Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Student Academy Awards Competition.
Veteran British TV topper Mike Phillips, who recently retired as deputy CEO of BBC Worldwide, is set to have a part-time role at the outfit as executive producer for theatrical films.
Revenues from the export of British TV programs surged 21% to £632 million ($1.07 billion) last year, with sales to the U.S., Germany and Spain especially strong, according to figures from U.K…
Time Warner's AOL Chinese-language Web site has started broadcasting news online supplied by Shanghai Media Group's broadband unit, the Chinese firm said Tuesday.
Tuning In: Beyond weekend box office grosses and sweeps results, Creative Artists Agency will spend April 29-30 focusing on another unpredictable derby where money and power hang in the balance -…
Former BAFTA chairman Simon Relph and media business expert Robin Miller have joined the board of Arts Alliance Media, Europe's leading provider of digital film distribution services.
An odd tale about a famous film director who winds up in Sicily videotaping a princess's wedding, Marco Bellocchio's "The Wedding Director" promises much more than it delivers in a disappointingly…