Tuning In: In Hollywood, it's easy to do everything wrong and somehow end up looking like a winner, just as it's possible to do things right and still lose. In this era of sluggish media stocks…
The Screen Producers Assn. of Australia is meeting pols this week to propose a tax break for investment in local film and TV drama. Org wants a 50% income tax exemption for private investors with…
Trials of the BBC's high-definition service will bow next year, when some of the pubcaster's primetime shows will be made available on cable and satellite in the U.K.
Portugal's Media Capital has sold 33% of its capital and voting rights to Spain's Prisa for ¤189 million ($222.6 million).
One of the season's most anticipated pro football games -- the Indianapolis Patriots taking on the New England Patriots -- delivered powerful ratings for ABC's "Monday Night Football," helping the…
Monsters HD, the only dedicated horror channel offered in high-def, has licensed 44 classic and contemporary horror titles from Warner Bros. Domestic Distribution.
A Gallic TV production studio being used for broadcaster TF1's miniseries "The Master of the Zodiac" went up in flames early Monday as rioting by French youths spread to 300 towns in its 11th night…
Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has created DoD, a video-on-demand platform featuring music shows, documentaries, shorts, full-length movies and comedy specials.
Paul Feig has been set to direct "Unaccompanied Minors," a Warner Bros. comedy about a group of middle-school students who are snowed in at O'Hare Airport in Chicago and bond as they create a…
ESPN and CBS both revealed aggressive stances on tech initiatives meant to lasso departing younger viewers. ESPN veep Bryan Burns said Monday the net is planning a record 600 programs in high…
A pair of groundbreaking video-on-demand deals announced Monday by CBS and NBC Universal promise to shake up the old network business model, giving broadcasters a long-desired second revenue stream…
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