Tuning In: As a customer and citizen, I'm convinced it's not a good thing if the roster of media owners contracts until the Sun Valley power conference can be held around a small card table.
Debmar Studios, the distributor run by Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein, has sold its "Farscape" reruns to TV stations in eight of the top 10 markets.
ABC is cutting back its commitment to Mel Gibson-produced laffer "Complete Savages" and pumping up its Tuesday comedies.
In the old days, the question was, "Who is the distributor?" Now the question is, "What exactly is a distributor?" Given the proliferation of shared production costs, divided duties and split rights…
Mercedes Moncada Rodriguez showed in her first feature docu, "Passion of Maria Elena," that she is a filmmaker whose narrative style reflects the nonlinear logic and mystical proclivities of her…
Continuing a war cry that has been heard at NATPE for years, five heads of station groups continued to declare "content is king" at one of Tuesday's panels. This time, though, it's with a twist.
When most talkshow hosts or bloggers or FCC Commissioners address the question of whether today’s media are or are not good for us, the underlying assumption is that entertainment improves us when it…
To the editor: Bravo Peter Bart: Finally someone in Hollywood has the courage to say what needed to be said about “The Aviator.” It’s a whitewash. By concentrating on Hughes the womanizer, pilot, and…
Dr. James C. Dobson, founder of the Colorado Springs-based ministry, Focus on the Family, says that SpongeBob SquarePants has a secret agenda: promoting homosexuality to American kids. The charge…
"Wicked" will kick off the 2005-06 Broadway/L.A. series at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. It's set to run June 17-July 17.
Sessions on the value of music in film, television and advertising drew packed audiences at international music trade fair Midem on Tuesday, with independent labels and publishers anxious to find out…
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