Local fare trounced U.S. movies on French television in 2004. Repeating its theatrical success, box office smash "Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra" drew the year's biggest TV audience for a…
Italy's independent film industry is up in arms over severe state funding cuts looming this year, just as a film law designed to favor more commercial projects is poised to go into effect.
The preference of young filmmakers for the gritty reality of life in Germany is a common motif among the five pics selected for this year's Berlin Intl. Film Festival's all-German sidebar…
"American Idol" will undergo the biggest changes in the show's history when it returns for its fourth season this month. Producers of the Fox reality smash are guiding the shifts, which will be most…
It's Mary Poppins against Scarlett O'Hara, Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen and Luke Skywalker, and it's Jack Black against Spidey, Frodo, Neo and the Friedmans in this year's battle for top honors at…
"That '70s Show" may be back next season after all. Execs at Fox and Carsey-Werner are doing the hustle in a bid to bring the show back for at least one more round of episodes, industry insiders said…
From wild and crazy guys to 'Mean Girls,' the sights and sounds of showbiz this past year were alive with a number of zany characters.
A Fox affil in North Carolina is crying uncle over the net's controversial adoption special "Who's Your Daddy?" WRAZ Raleigh-Durham has opted not to air "Daddy" as scheduled at 8-9:30 p.m. tonight.
Phil Oldham does not own the program library of Burt Wolf; he is a distributor. Information was incorrect in the Dec. 20 issue.
However folks overseas celebrated the start of the New Year, going to the cinema didn't figure high up on their menu of choices over the weekend.
The Backlot: Consider the anomalies of Viacom's decision to hire Brad Grey. No studio in memory has ever brought in a head of production so lacking in formal filmmaking credentials of corporate…