A state panel received glowing reviews from filmmakers on the benefits of the two-year-old tax credit program.
“Two and a Half Men” star Charlie Sheen has skirted disaster as a wayward, middle-aged party boy who regularly tested the patience of the TV network and studio trying to protect their valuable sitcom property.
The small screen led the way in 2010, growing 49.9 percent in the fourth quarter to end the year with an 11.9 percent gain over 2009.
Roughly one hundred workers for the NBC-TV show “The Biggest Loser” were on strike Monday in an effort block non-union employees from going to work, union officials said.
The two biggest film production industries in the world have approved a deal that could create hundreds of local jobs.
Showbiz representatives say more fees have crippled film shoots in California, which has lost 62 percent of all production since 2002.