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Discovery Networks International Promotes Doug Baker to COO Post
He will continue to serve as CFO of the international arm of the cable networks company.read more
EuropaCorp Topper to Increase English-lingo Pic Activity
When Christophe Lambert was tapped CEO of Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp in 2010, he got a lukewarm welcome from the local film industry. Indeed, he was best-known as a top-notch advertising exec with ties...
Kermit the Frog and Jimmy Fallon Sing a St. Patrick's Day Duet (Video)
Leave it to Jimmy Fallon, the moppet-like “Tonight Show” host, to cheer up the actual Muppets’ leading man– er, frog. See video: New ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ Trailer ...
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Natalie Morales to Run Boston Marathon to Honor Victims (Video)
The 'Today' co-host announced Tuesday morning that she is raising money to support the One Fund and the Challenged Athletes Foundation.read more
Argentina’s REI Cine Sets Gonzalo Tobal’s ‘Dolores’
MIAMI –Director of Cannes 2012 Special Screening “Villegas” and Cinefondation-winning short “Now Everybody Seems To Be Happy,” Argentina’s Gonzalo Tobal is reteaming with “Villegas” pr...
Startup Telly Inks Sony, Miramax Deals for Video-Streaming Service in Middle East and Africa
Telly, a web-video discovery startup, is launching a Netflix-like subscription service in 23 countries in Middle East and Africa, and announced distribution deals with Sony Pictures Television and Mir...
Paramount Ends First-Look Deal with John Goldwyn (EXCLUSIVE)
Paramount has quietly ended its decade-long first-look deal with John Goldwyn, the former vice chairman of the studio. Paramount had signed “Saturday Night Live” creator Lorne Michaels and...
Big Four Networks Tear Up the Pilot Season Rulebook
This is turning into TV’s year of living dangerously — the moment when there’s finally as much action as talk about the need for the Big Four networks to shake up the conventions of pilots seaso...
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'Pretty Little Liars' Stars and Producers Reveal Season 4 Finale Secrets
What's ahead for Aria, Hanna, Emily and Spencer on Tuesday's closer, and beyond? THR talks to the stars and producers about tectonic shifts, growing tensions and a "weird love triangle."read more ...
Google, Viacom Resolve 7 Year Copyright Infringement Suit
Armistice has been declared in a $1 billion lawsuit, with Google and Viacom announcing Tuesday that they have resolved a copyright infringement legal battle that stretched seven years. The two sides ...
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Viacom, Google Settle Long-Running YouTube Copyright Lawsuit
UPDATED: The resolution ends a nearly seven-year-old case that was closely followed in both the entertainment and tech sectors.read more
Watch Billy Dee Williams’ Star Wars-Inspired ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Routine (Video)
Lando Calrissian, though never a Jedi, was nonetheless able to use the ultimate Force — Disney's brand synergy — on “Dancing with the Stars.” At 76-years-old and sporting a...
Google and Viacom Settle Copyright-Infringement Lawsuit over YouTube
Google and Viacom announced the resolution of the media conglom’s copyright-infringement lawsuit filed in 2007, which had sought more than $1 billion in damages. The terms of the settlement were...
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From Ricky Gervais to Elizabeth Taylor: 9 Revelations in Former HFPA President's Book
Philip Berk on why Ricky Gervais wasn’t invited back as Globes host, battles with Hollywood publicists and infighting at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.read more
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Benedict Cumberbatch, Alfonso Cuaron, Maggie Smith Back U.K. Press Regulation
UPDATED: A coalition of more than 200 British celebrities -- including ‎current and past "Doctor Who" stars Peter Capaldi and David Tennant -- urges newspaper owners to embrace a royal charter ‎ag...
Locarno’s Industry Days Forge Tie With Bogota Audiovisual Market
ROME – The Locarno Film Festival and the Bogota Audiovisual Market (BAM) have forged a new partnership under which the producers of the best three fiction films in development selected by the Co...
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Australian Broadcasters in Legal Battle Over Poaching of Programming Executive
John Stephens, one of the country’s most experienced programmers, was to join Lachlan Murdoch’s Network Ten in June, but now says he wants to stay at top-rated Seven Network.read more
Digital TV To Soar in Asia, Says Report
HONG KONG – Rapid conversion to digital delivery will drive up the number of digital TV homes in Asia by 501 million by 2020, according to new research. By the end of the decade over 97% of TV homes...
Sundance, Mahindra Pick Lab Projects
LONDON — The Sundance Institute and Mumbai Mantra, the media and entertainment arm of Indian conglomerate the Mahindra Group, have announced the eight projects picked for their annual screenwrit...
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Rolling Stones Postpone Australia Tour Opener in Wake of L'Wren Scott's Death
In a statement issued on March 18, promoters for the band's 14 On Fire tour announced the March 19 date would "not be going ahead as scheduled."read more

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