Hail to the new chief: Decorated TV veteran Steven Bochco has been elected to lead ABC's Oval Office drama "Commander in Chief," replacing Rod Lurie, who has stepped aside to focus on developing…
With decent Stateside ratings in hand, "Earl," "Chris" and Geena Davis are hoping to entice overseas program buyers on the Cannes Croisette beginning Oct. 17.
CBS has given a 13-episode order to "Class," the half-hour laffer created by David Crane ("Friends") and Jeffrey Klarik ("Half and Half"). Eye secured the project after a fierce bidding war, in which…
While the box office results produced by the five new wide releases this weekend were short of spectacular, the fall season continued its encouraging start.
The South African critics may not have been overwhelmed, but "Crazy Monkey: Straight Outta Benoni" has achieved what few local films manage to do -- pull in the auds.
What's in a name? When it's Russia, and the name is Bondarchuk, a great deal. Though several notable family film dynasties in the territory, there are few harder acts to follow than classic Soviet…
The death of Germany's private film fund industry has come hard and swift. With tax-sheltering investment funds marked for termination next year, Germany's fund operators were counting on an…
Without much new product flowing overseas from Hollywood over the Sept. 30-Oct. 2 frame, Warner Bros.' "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" was able to capture the top spot on the international scene…
From Tokyo to Manila to Honolulu, there is nothing these days sexier than South Korean culture. Korean star appearances are causing stampedes across Asia, while film rights to Korean films are…
As one of the most hotly contested ratings years nears its November conclusion, it has degenerated into a vitriolic spat among terrestrial webs Seven, Nine and Ten.
Nowadays when a Broadway musical hits town, the theater world is already braced for its arrival if for no other reason than the fortune it costs to mount these extravaganzas.