The film business might not be based in New York, but this summer the premiere business is. The majority of major preems have already, or will, take place in Gotham this summer: "Madagascar" in May…
Leslie Oren has been tapped to head up PR for Fox TV Studios. Oren becomes senior veep of publicity and corporate communications for the News Corp. company. FTVS produces a diverse slate of scripted…
In the run-up to the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, Bavaria Film Intl. has picked up Icelandic doc "Africa United," which is unspooling in the fest's documentary competition.
The NBA Finals may have tipped off tamely in the ratings, but its final two contests scored big for ABC last week, lifting the net to another primetime victory in key young-adult demos.
Imagine a penny-pinched production of "Masterpiece Theater" directed by Ed Wood, with special effects created on a secondhand laptop. Now you're ready for "H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds," a…
In the not-so-grand tradition of low-budget knockoffs released decades ago by Concorde and New World Pictures, "H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds" arrives on video shelves just in time to hitch a ride on…
Telco BT Group plans to launch TV over high-speed Internet connections next summer as it seeks new revenue to make up for a decline in its fixed-line phone business.
Revenue for the cable and satellite industries in Canada rose 9.4% and 12.7%, respectively, last year, according to a study released Tuesday by Canuck regulator the Canadian Radio-Television and…
Publishing giant Axel Springer is close to taking over Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 broadcast group, according to sources who said the pair are thrashing out a deal to appease Germany's tough…
Tuning In: In "Annie Hall," Woody Allen magically produces Marshall McLuhan to support his argument and wonders why real life can't be that satisfying. Indeed, reality can often use a little creative…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$174.9M Disney 22.52%
Rio 22Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$52.9M Fox 17.90%
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$7.0M Sony / TriStar -10.21%