"Guitar Hero" hit a sour note in its October launch as the videogame biz saw its formerly stratospheric growth tempered.
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The long-running stalemate between the Screen Actors Guild and the majors may be ending soon -- possibly as early as next week.
Andrew Mittman has been named head of feature film development at BermanBraun.
After a dozen years on the air, "The View" finally became the week's most watched show in daytime.
Fox and NBC are teaming up in several markets to form a new local news service.
Mickey Rourke will be honored with a special tribute during the Santa Barbara Film Festival Jan. 30 at the Arlington Theater.
Barbara Cochran will step down as prexy of the Radio-Television News Directors Assn. in June.
Jay Fukuto has been named head of studio for Film Roman.
IM Global has sold helmer Oren Peli's supernatural thriller "Paranormal Activity" to Japan's Presidio Corp. in a deal that could also spark the first of several local-language sequels.
Sony and MGM's latest James Bond installment "Quantum of Solace" is expected to break more records as it opens Friday in North America after a dazzling early run internationally.
Private equity kingpin Steven Rattner is winding down the media-centric hedge fund portion of his Quadrangle Group.