Tribune Co. has set Aug. 21 as the date for its special shareholders meeting to vote on the agreement to take the Chicago-based newspaper and TV company private in a takeover led by real estate mogul…
Private equity giant Carlyle Group is in talks to buy out U.K. cabler Virgin Media in a deal that would value the company at around $20 billion.
Douglas Frantz will step down as a managing editor of the Los Angeles Times as of July 6 after nearly two years in the post. Frantz joined the paper in 2003 from the New York Times.
NBC's "America's Got Talent" was the only thing with a pulse in primetime on Tuesday. ABC's "Shaq's Big Challenge" was audience-challenged in its premiere, and it was another woeful night for Fox's…
Michael Eisner-backed Internet production shingle Vuguru has teamed with Dinosaur Diorama Prods. for a Web serial focusing on a fictional indie rock band.
Paramount's "Freedom Writers" and Miramax's "Venus" tied for top feature film honors in this year's Humanitas Prize competish, designed to recognize scribes of works that aim to offer insights into…
Yahoo's Wenda Harris Millard has resigned her post as head of domestic sales for the Internet giant and signed on with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia as president of media.
Bill Maher, Jay Leno, Albert Brooks, Richard Lewis, Drew Carey, Shelley Berman and Jonathan Winters are among the comics lined up for a salute to pioneering political satirist Mort Sahl on Thursday…
Danny DeVito will be feted at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival with its Crystal Globe nod for contribution to world cinema. He will also introduce the fest's competition screening of director Jake…
The nuclear winter begins anew this summer for CBS as it brings repeats of "Jericho" back to its primetime sked starting next month.