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  • Major studio film shoots in Los Angeles grind almost to a halt
    Tuesday August 26th 2008

    Filming of big-budget movies has ground to a virtual halt across the city and much of the county, a slowdown partly driven by scheduling decisions studios made a year ago to prepare for a possible actors strike. Only one major studio film, DreamWorks SKG’s sci-fi flick “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” is shooting on location in Los Angeles, compared with seven studio films that were in production this time last year.

  • CTV renews cop drama ‘Flashpoint’
    Tuesday August 26th 2008

    CTV announced Monday that it has renewed Canuck cop series “Flashpoint” for a second season. Thirteen new episodes of the Toronto-set series have been ordered, with production expected to begin in Toronto in early 2009. The show, the first Canadian series to air in primetime on a U.S. network in more than a decade, has garnered strong ratings for both CTV in Canada and CBS in the U.S.

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 08/22/08 to 08/24/08
    Tuesday August 26th 2008

    FilmTotalTropic Thunder, PARAMOUNT$16,272,195The House Bunny, SONY$14,533,702Death Race, UNIVERSAL$12,621,090The Dark Knight, WARNER BROS.$10,542,424Star Wars: The Clone Wars, WARNER BROS.$5,661,456Pineapple Express, SONY$5,452,163Mirrors, FOX$5,010,663Mamma Mia!, UNIVERSAL$4,314,840The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, UNIVERSAL$4,177,950The Longshots, MGM$4,080,687

  • Beijing Olympics end with massive viewership
    Monday August 25th 2008

    LOS ANGELES/BEIJING (Hollywood Reporter) – NBC Universal smashed yet another historic ratings benchmark: The Beijing Olympics is the most-watched U.S. television event of all time. Through 16 days of coverage, 211 million viewers tuned in to the Olympics on NBC Universal’s broadcast and cable outlets, according to NBC citing Nielsen[…]

  • More speculation over MGM sale
    Monday August 25th 2008

    Speculation circulates anew over a possible turnover in ownership at MGM. Two things are stressed by those in the know: The current owners won’t sell for substantially less than the $5 billion they paid for the studio just a few years ago, and few suitors will be interested in bidding[…]

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Archives for: August 20085
  • Major studio film shoots in Los Angeles grind almost to a halt
    Tuesday August 26th 2008

    Filming of big-budget movies has ground to a virtual halt across the city and much of the county, a slowdown partly driven by scheduling decisions studios made a year ago to prepare for a possible actors strike. Only one major studio film, DreamWorks SKG’s sci-fi flick “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” is shooting on location in Los Angeles, compared with seven studio films that were in production this time last year.

  • CTV renews cop drama ‘Flashpoint’
    Tuesday August 26th 2008

    CTV announced Monday that it has renewed Canuck cop series “Flashpoint” for a second season. Thirteen new episodes of the Toronto-set series have been ordered, with production expected to begin in Toronto in early 2009. The show, the first Canadian series to air in primetime on a U.S. network in more than a decade, has garnered strong ratings for both CTV in Canada and CBS in the U.S.

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 08/22/08 to 08/24/08
    Tuesday August 26th 2008

    FilmTotalTropic Thunder, PARAMOUNT$16,272,195The House Bunny, SONY$14,533,702Death Race, UNIVERSAL$12,621,090The Dark Knight, WARNER BROS.$10,542,424Star Wars: The Clone Wars, WARNER BROS.$5,661,456Pineapple Express, SONY$5,452,163Mirrors, FOX$5,010,663Mamma Mia!, UNIVERSAL$4,314,840The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, UNIVERSAL$4,177,950The Longshots, MGM$4,080,687

  • Beijing Olympics end with massive viewership
    Monday August 25th 2008

    LOS ANGELES/BEIJING (Hollywood Reporter) – NBC Universal smashed yet another historic ratings benchmark: The Beijing Olympics is the most-watched U.S. television event of all time. Through 16 days of coverage, 211 million viewers tuned in to the Olympics on NBC Universal’s broadcast and cable outlets, according to NBC citing Nielsen[…]

  • More speculation over MGM sale
    Monday August 25th 2008

    Speculation circulates anew over a possible turnover in ownership at MGM. Two things are stressed by those in the know: The current owners won’t sell for substantially less than the $5 billion they paid for the studio just a few years ago, and few suitors will be interested in bidding[…]

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Archives for: August 20085
  • Major studio film shoots in Los Angeles grind almost to a halt
    Tuesday August 26th 2008

    Filming of big-budget movies has ground to a virtual halt across the city and much of the county, a slowdown partly driven by scheduling decisions studios made a year ago to prepare for a possible actors strike. Only one major studio film, DreamWorks SKG’s sci-fi flick “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” is shooting on location in Los Angeles, compared with seven studio films that were in production this time last year.

  • CTV renews cop drama ‘Flashpoint’
    Tuesday August 26th 2008

    CTV announced Monday that it has renewed Canuck cop series “Flashpoint” for a second season. Thirteen new episodes of the Toronto-set series have been ordered, with production expected to begin in Toronto in early 2009. The show, the first Canadian series to air in primetime on a U.S. network in more than a decade, has garnered strong ratings for both CTV in Canada and CBS in the U.S.

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 08/22/08 to 08/24/08
    Tuesday August 26th 2008

    FilmTotalTropic Thunder, PARAMOUNT$16,272,195The House Bunny, SONY$14,533,702Death Race, UNIVERSAL$12,621,090The Dark Knight, WARNER BROS.$10,542,424Star Wars: The Clone Wars, WARNER BROS.$5,661,456Pineapple Express, SONY$5,452,163Mirrors, FOX$5,010,663Mamma Mia!, UNIVERSAL$4,314,840The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, UNIVERSAL$4,177,950The Longshots, MGM$4,080,687

  • Beijing Olympics end with massive viewership
    Monday August 25th 2008

    LOS ANGELES/BEIJING (Hollywood Reporter) – NBC Universal smashed yet another historic ratings benchmark: The Beijing Olympics is the most-watched U.S. television event of all time. Through 16 days of coverage, 211 million viewers tuned in to the Olympics on NBC Universal’s broadcast and cable outlets, according to NBC citing Nielsen[…]

  • More speculation over MGM sale
    Monday August 25th 2008

    Speculation circulates anew over a possible turnover in ownership at MGM. Two things are stressed by those in the know: The current owners won’t sell for substantially less than the $5 billion they paid for the studio just a few years ago, and few suitors will be interested in bidding[…]

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