WHAT: Opening night for the 43rd New York Film Festival, featuring an unspooling of George Clooney's "Good Night, and Good Luck"
Oscar's already in the air. The Toronto Film Fest had barely wrapped when Q&A screenings for early kudos hopefuls kicked up the early jockeying, followed quickly by the first "for your consideration"…
French theater owners were scarcely in a party mood as they feted their federation's 60th anniversary in Deauville Sept 27-29.
China Telecom and regional media conglom Shanghai Media Group are on the verge of launching their first joint trial of Internet protocol television.
Celebs came out swinging at the celebrity Racquet Rumble 2005. Thesp Scott Foley was spotted showing how to execute a perfect serve.
Judy Nir Moses Shalom is one of Israel's most recognizable TV and radio personalities, the outspoken host of weekly magazine TV show "Judy" and, premiering this November, a new TV yakker airing on…
Like many businesses in which Hollywood has its hands, the international television markets move through cycles. Weekly Variety has long tracked those ups and downs through its network of foreign…
A third of the world's TV homes, almost 400 million households, will be connected to a digital signal by 2010. But this is not enough for many governments to meet their targets for analog switch-off.
Reality shows here are coming under fire from religious and government leaders who say they threaten traditional values in this Muslim-majority nation and steer viewers toward moral and cultural…
Reality fare like "Big Brother" and "Pop Idol" have proved that if there's one thing that appeals to today's media savvy audiences, it's the chance to influence a show's outcome.
WHAT: European premiere of Guy Ritchie's "Revolver" Sept. 26 WHO: Ritchie and his wife, Madonna; pic's Jason Statham, and Andre Benjamin.