"The Office" creator and star Ricky Gervais has landed his next TV gig: Penning an episode of "The Simpsons." Gervais is already at work scripting the episode at the personal invitation of "Simpsons"…
There was no year-end bonus for Broadway. With Christmas falling on Saturday, the lucrative weekend perfs were adversely affected. A few shows even skipped a matinee in favor of a seven-perf sked…
Indie producer and distributor Haydenfilms is launching an online short film festival aimed at giving filmmakers a chance to unveil works for industry pros.
Japanese major Shochiku will celebrate its 110th anniversary with a series of special events in 2005, the company announced Monday.
It was a happy holiday for satellite radio, as Sirius and XM both beat their year-end subscriber projections with holiday sales figures revealed Monday.
The final of the Euro 2004 soccer championship beat the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games as the most watched sporting event of the year, according to a study of global sports.
The Discovery Channel is dumping its long-term Teutonic partner pubcaster ZDF for Haim Saban-owned web Kabel 1. The new partnership begins in February when the terrestrial web will air Discovery…
British author Salman Rushdie, forced into hiding for years after Iran's leader ordered him killed, has joined protests against the axing of a play depicting rape and murder in a Sikh temple.
"Tell Them Who You Are" helmer Mark Wexler talked about his very personal docu at the Variety screening series.
"Woodsman" star and co-producer Kevin Bacon told the Variety screening crowd that the financing and distribution of this controversial film "has been like pulling teeth since the very beginning."
Thesp Don Cheadle lightened the mood after the Variety Screening Series' unspooling of UA's "Hotel Rwanda."