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  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 03/28/08 to 03/30/08
    Monday March 31st 2008

    FilmTotal21, SONY$24,105,943DR. SEUSSHORTON HEARS A WHO, FOX$17,740,106SUPERHERO MOVIE, MGM$9,510,297TYLER PERRY’S MEET THE BROWNS, LIONSGATE$7,481,508DRILLBIT TAYLOR, PARAMOUNT$5,713,585SHUTTER, FOX$5,221,01610,000 B.C., WARNER BROS.$4,947,174STOP-LOSS, PARAMOUNT$4,555,117COLLEGE ROAD TRIP, DISNEY$3,457,756THE BANK JOB, LIONSGATE$2,780,168

  • Post-strike, networks revamp pilot season
    Monday March 31st 2008

    On Wednesday, NBC Universal will present advertisers with a “52-week” schedule that will stagger show premieres year-round rather than concentrate them in September. It’s just one of a number of ideas that television executives trumpeted after this winter’s writers’ strike. This innovation, although highly touted, is an example of what happened during the strike, when networks got the opportunity to rethink some of TV’s more archaic and expensive conventions.

  • U.K. directors forming org
    Monday March 31st 2008

    A group of U.K. directors has launched a formal organization with the goal of securing a standard collective bargaining agreement with British employers. “There’s an increasingly large group of directors who need representation of their creative and economic rights,” said Charles Sturridge, chairman of Directors U.K. “We see this as a big, all-encompassing organization.” He also noted that directors in the U.K. have no standard contract addressing pay or working conditions. And they are paid considerably less than in the U.S.

  • AFTRA opposes joint talks with SAG
    Monday March 31st 2008

    With feature-primetime contract negotiations looming, AFTRA has declared war on SAG and carried through on its threat to negotiate a separate deal with the majors. SAG announced Saturday afternoon that AFTRA had withdrawn from Phase One joint bargaining. The unions had been scheduled to give final approval Saturday at a[…]

  • Major revenue gains for online TV by 2013
    Sunday March 30th 2008

    Legitimate online television and video services will generate global revenues of $7.9 billion over the next five years, with the U.S., the U.K. and Japan leading the way, according to a forecast published Friday by Informa Telecoms & Media.

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  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 03/28/08 to 03/30/08
    Monday March 31st 2008

    FilmTotal21, SONY$24,105,943DR. SEUSSHORTON HEARS A WHO, FOX$17,740,106SUPERHERO MOVIE, MGM$9,510,297TYLER PERRY’S MEET THE BROWNS, LIONSGATE$7,481,508DRILLBIT TAYLOR, PARAMOUNT$5,713,585SHUTTER, FOX$5,221,01610,000 B.C., WARNER BROS.$4,947,174STOP-LOSS, PARAMOUNT$4,555,117COLLEGE ROAD TRIP, DISNEY$3,457,756THE BANK JOB, LIONSGATE$2,780,168

  • Post-strike, networks revamp pilot season
    Monday March 31st 2008

    On Wednesday, NBC Universal will present advertisers with a “52-week” schedule that will stagger show premieres year-round rather than concentrate them in September. It’s just one of a number of ideas that television executives trumpeted after this winter’s writers’ strike. This innovation, although highly touted, is an example of what happened during the strike, when networks got the opportunity to rethink some of TV’s more archaic and expensive conventions.

  • U.K. directors forming org
    Monday March 31st 2008

    A group of U.K. directors has launched a formal organization with the goal of securing a standard collective bargaining agreement with British employers. “There’s an increasingly large group of directors who need representation of their creative and economic rights,” said Charles Sturridge, chairman of Directors U.K. “We see this as a big, all-encompassing organization.” He also noted that directors in the U.K. have no standard contract addressing pay or working conditions. And they are paid considerably less than in the U.S.

  • AFTRA opposes joint talks with SAG
    Monday March 31st 2008

    With feature-primetime contract negotiations looming, AFTRA has declared war on SAG and carried through on its threat to negotiate a separate deal with the majors. SAG announced Saturday afternoon that AFTRA had withdrawn from Phase One joint bargaining. The unions had been scheduled to give final approval Saturday at a[…]

  • Major revenue gains for online TV by 2013
    Sunday March 30th 2008

    Legitimate online television and video services will generate global revenues of $7.9 billion over the next five years, with the U.S., the U.K. and Japan leading the way, according to a forecast published Friday by Informa Telecoms & Media.

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Archives for: March 20085
  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 03/28/08 to 03/30/08
    Monday March 31st 2008

    FilmTotal21, SONY$24,105,943DR. SEUSSHORTON HEARS A WHO, FOX$17,740,106SUPERHERO MOVIE, MGM$9,510,297TYLER PERRY’S MEET THE BROWNS, LIONSGATE$7,481,508DRILLBIT TAYLOR, PARAMOUNT$5,713,585SHUTTER, FOX$5,221,01610,000 B.C., WARNER BROS.$4,947,174STOP-LOSS, PARAMOUNT$4,555,117COLLEGE ROAD TRIP, DISNEY$3,457,756THE BANK JOB, LIONSGATE$2,780,168

  • Post-strike, networks revamp pilot season
    Monday March 31st 2008

    On Wednesday, NBC Universal will present advertisers with a “52-week” schedule that will stagger show premieres year-round rather than concentrate them in September. It’s just one of a number of ideas that television executives trumpeted after this winter’s writers’ strike. This innovation, although highly touted, is an example of what happened during the strike, when networks got the opportunity to rethink some of TV’s more archaic and expensive conventions.

  • U.K. directors forming org
    Monday March 31st 2008

    A group of U.K. directors has launched a formal organization with the goal of securing a standard collective bargaining agreement with British employers. “There’s an increasingly large group of directors who need representation of their creative and economic rights,” said Charles Sturridge, chairman of Directors U.K. “We see this as a big, all-encompassing organization.” He also noted that directors in the U.K. have no standard contract addressing pay or working conditions. And they are paid considerably less than in the U.S.

  • AFTRA opposes joint talks with SAG
    Monday March 31st 2008

    With feature-primetime contract negotiations looming, AFTRA has declared war on SAG and carried through on its threat to negotiate a separate deal with the majors. SAG announced Saturday afternoon that AFTRA had withdrawn from Phase One joint bargaining. The unions had been scheduled to give final approval Saturday at a[…]

  • Major revenue gains for online TV by 2013
    Sunday March 30th 2008

    Legitimate online television and video services will generate global revenues of $7.9 billion over the next five years, with the U.S., the U.K. and Japan leading the way, according to a forecast published Friday by Informa Telecoms & Media.

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