The Senate has confirmed Mignon Clyburn for a full, five-year term on the FCC.
Mike Fleming at Deadline Hollywood asks, "Are Gun Control Pleas by Movie Stars Undermined By Onscreen Violence," with a video from a gun rights supporter that mashes up celebrity gun control PSAs…
The legislation passed by Congress on Tuesday to avert a fiscal cliff includes a sweetener for Hollywood: the extension of a tax provision that is designed to boost U.S. film and TV production.
Tucked into the fiscal cliff legislation passed by the Senate early on Tuesday and by the House late in the evening was a provision that extends a tax provision designed to boost film production. The…
I'll throw in with just about everyone else gathering lists this week, with my picks for the top five stories on my beat these past 12 months, or top put it another way, where show biz had the most…
A Los Angeles federal court is ordering a halt to a start up company's service that offers streaming of broadcast signals to the Internet and mobile devices, delivering a victory to the networks as…
A federal judge has rejected a marketing executive's claim that Sylvester Stallone copied his screenplay in writing the action movie "The Expendables."
Variety's Jon Weisman shares a clip from 1950, when the War Department gave its blessing to a story within "The Steel Helmet" that depicted the killing of a POW that would violate the Geneva…
The White House petition site We the People is a rather ingenius idea of interactivity, one that has generated real news when it elicits an official administration response on a whole number of…
I am back from a Christmas break in Minneapolis — frigid as all can be but I wouldn't want to be anywhere else. Meanwhile, there is little surprise in Ben Affleck's announcement that he will not run…