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Tired of seeing Hollywood take its business elsewhere, California is moving to triple tax subsidies for film and TV productions, boosting incentives to $330 million annually and making the state competitive with New York, Georgia and other states that are courting the entertainment industry...
A bill that would more than triple funding for California's film and TV tax credit program was overwhelmingly approved by the state Senate.
The Turner Broadcasting shake-up continues with the departure of Michael Wright, president of programming for the popular channels TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies.
A round of eliminations and a performance by Ariana Grande helped "America's Got Talent" stay on top of the ratings on Wednesday.
It's been a slow summer at the box office, but Hollywood got a genuine blockbuster Wednesday — a $330-million deal that will help subsidize film and TV production in California for the next five years.
Grappling with ratings doldrums and increased competition, Turner Broadcasting plans to cut several hundred workers as part of an overhaul of its operations.
DreamWorks Animation’s “How to Train Your Dragon 2” remained atop China’s box office last week, and will soon become the top-grossing animated film of 2014 in the territory.
Held on a Monday for the first time since 1976, the annual Primetime Emmy Awards won the night in viewers, according to early Nielsen ratings.
Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards at the Forum in Inglewood averaged 8.3 million viewers, down 18% from last year's buzz-worthy gala, according to Nielsen.
Members of SAG-AFTRA voted overwhelmingly Friday to approve a new film and TV contract.
Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45-billion takeover of Time Warner Cable is receiving new scrutiny amid protests from consumer groups who are demanding state and federal regulators block Comcast's ambitions to grow.
Moviegoers will likely head to the theaters this weekend with Kleenex in one hand and tickets to the adaptation of the young adult novel “If I Stay" in the other.
SoundCloud, a popular destination for music on the Web, is going commercial.
CBS' "Big Brother," which featured special guest Kathy Griffin, won the television ratings battle Wednesday night among the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic and boosted the network to No. 1 in the desired category.
With the goal of bringing together industry leaders in film and television research, consulting firm Screen Engine announced on Wednesday that is acquiring ASI Entertainment.
Though down from last week, the final phase of live quarterfinal performances on NBC's "America's Got Talent" won the night in ratings, according to Nielsen.
California lawmakers are poised to quadruple funding for the state's film and TV tax credit program, but industry supporters aren't leaving anything to chance.
Walt Disney Co. stock is trading at all-time highs.
CBS' "Under the Dome" won Monday night in viewers, elevating the network to No. 1 most watched overall.
SAG-AFTRA, which represents more than 165,000 actors, journalists and other media professionals, issued a statement on Tuesday calling on law enforcement officials in Ferguson, Mo., to "permit journalists the freedom to do their job...