Kerry McCluggage and Jeff Sagansky have added to their growing portfolio of showbiz investments by acquiring a stake in Trifecta Entertainment, the fast-growing indie syndie company headed by former…
WGA East members have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new contract with ABC News after working without one for nearly three years.
The WGA aims to change the dynamic in its stymied contract fight with Hollywood's majors by seeking talks with individual studios rather than through the umbrella Alliance of Motion Picture and…
The Writers Guild is on strike. The Screen Actors Guild is prepping to go out over many of the same issues. Studio chiefs promise "a struggle to the death" and warn that the biz will go under if they…
"Force majeure" -- it even sounds ominous. The possibility that Hollywood's studios could terminate contracts with creative talent under force majeure conditions has hung over the industry like the…
As the writers strike hits the six-week mark on Monday, the ramifications for the TV biz are growing by the hour.
Even with the approach of the holiday season, the WGA strike won't start slowing down until next week.
The general public is highly aware of the battle between the scribes and studios, according to a survey conducted by research firm OTX, but there doesn't seem to be as much support for the labor…
Former WMA TV agent Krista Parkinson has been named senior veep at Content Partners, the company backed by Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner that buys out profit participation stakes in film, TV shows and…
Roger King, CEO of CBS Television Distribution, died Saturday after suffering a stroke the day before at his home in Boca Raton, Fla. He was 63.
The writers strike has created all kinds of havoc for broadcast and cable nets during the past five weeks. HBO and Showtime have been no exception -- but in the long run, there may be some kind of…