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Sundance: National Geographic Documentary Films Prevails in Bidding War to Buy ‘Fire of Love’

National Geographic Documentary Films has won out in a fierce bidding war for the rights to “Fire of Love,” a documentary and love story about two French scientists…

Columbia Becomes First Label in History With a 20-Week Run at No. 1 at Top 40 Radio

With no small assist from Adele, Columbia Records has made staying at the top of the charts look “Easy” — not just with her indomitable smash but major…

ITV Sets ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ Spinoff ‘Fastest Finger First’ From Sony’s Stellify Media

Sony Pictures Television-owned independent production outfit Stellify Media has created a new spin-off format from “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” titled “Fastest Finger First.” The show will…

Daphne Oz on Launching Her Own Show as Her Dad Leaves Daytime TV

This week, Daphne Oz launched a new nationally-syndicated daytime show, “The Good Dish.” The television host, writer and chef has been ready for this moment all her life…

Oscars: Only 276 Feature Films Eligible in Shortened 10-Month Period

The Oscars have announced that 276 feature films are eligible for this year’s Academy Awards, with nomination voting set to begin Thursday, Jan. 27 until Tuesday, Feb. 1.…

Spanish TV Fiction Producers’ Appetite for Co-Production Grows

Traditionally, Spanish broadcasters retained all rights, paying producers a percentage of the budget of their series, which prevented them from building catalogs of their own rights. Although at…

India’s SonyLIV Reveals Robust 2022 Originals, Sports Slate, Subscriber Growth, Aggressive IPL Bid Plans (EXCLUSIVE)

Indian streamer SonyLIV has revealed a robust slate of twenty 2022 original series, which includes its first ever Tamil-language shows “Accidental Farmer,” “Meme boys” and “Tamil Stalkers,” with…

Sony Shares Rebound After Plunging in Response to Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

Sony shares staged a recovery on Thursday in Japan after previously plunging on news of Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of games giant Activision Blizzard. At the Thursday lunchtime trading…

Spanish TV Fiction Eyes the Americas as It Promotes New Voices at Home

Entering into a post-“Money Heist” phase, the Spanish TV fiction industry is immersed in international growth strategies as it promotes at home new and original voices that create…

‘Yellowjackets,’ Lil Nas X and ‘West Side Story’ Land GLAAD Media Award Nominations

GLAAD announced the nominations for their 33rd Media Awards on Wednesday morning. The 226 nominees include Lil Nas X, “West Side Story,” “Hacks,” Anderson Cooper and “Yellowjackets.” HBO…

Andrew Garfield Wants More ‘Spider-Man’ Films With Tobey Maguire, Tom Holland: ‘That Dynamic Is So Juicy’

Uniting Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield as three generations of Spider-Man has paid off in spades for Sony, with “Spider-Man: No Way Home” grossing $702 million…

WIF Study Finds Women-Led Companies Receive Less Funding Than Male Counterparts

When Amy Baer left her job as president and CEO of CBS Films in 2011, she decided to go into business for herself. Though Baer had built an…