Hollywooders will finally get a chance to sound off in person on the Federal Communications Commission's proposed easing of media ownership rules.
Leaders of the Screen Actors Guild have taken the first step toward tightening eligibility requirements for background actors, who comprise nearly 25% of SAG's 98,000 members.
AFTRA and Clear Channel have averted a possible strike and reached a tentative contract deal for about 100 on-air hosts at New York radio stations WLTW, WKTU, WAXQ and WWPR.
Underlining worries over runaway production, Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn and Councilman Eric Garcetti hosted about 50 showbiz execs and union leaders Monday to hammer out possible remedies.
California lawmakers are poised to clear up key provisions of the 64-year-old Coogan Law to help child actors keep their money.
IATSE president Thomas Short has told the 100,000 union members that dealing with soaring health insurance costs will remain a key priority for the below-the-line showbiz union.
AFTRA's national board has granted strike authorization at Clear Channel radio stations WLTW, WKTU, WAXQ and WWPR in New York.
Rowan Atkinson's spy spoof "Johnny English" remained a potent player overseas in its soph session, racking up an estimated $19 million from 3,480 playdates in 38 territories during Easter weekend.
"Anger Management" remained the box office rage with an estimated gross of $25.6 million in its soph session, easily topping the Easter weekend. Sony/Revolution's comedy declined an acceptable 39%…
AFTRA has tapped Cedric the Entertainer and Roberta Flack to receive kudos at its inaugural AFTRA Media and Entertainment Excellence Awards for entertainment and recording artists, respectively.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%