The 2004 Playboy Jazz Festival unveiled a lineup Wednesday that returns the focus of the two-day event to jazz. In recent years a number of pop stars had been brought in to headline.
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Norah Jones stays at No. 1 for the third week in the nation's album sales while the score for "The Passion of the Christ" made the third biggest debut in the SoundScan era for a film score album.
New York federal judge Miriam Cedarbaum left Martha Stewart's fate squarely in the hands of 12 jurors Wednesday after prosecutors and defense attorneys rested their cases in the monthlong trial of…
Former Locarno film fest topper Marco Muller is poised to take over the top spot at the Venice Film Fest, replacing artistic director Moritz de Hadeln.
Off-lot film production activity skidded 32% in Los Angeles in February, suggesting that studios have not started stockpiling for a possible writers strike.
Fed up with risque content on TV and radio, the House Energy & Commerce Committee voted Wednesday to dramatically boost penalties for broadcasters that air indecent material.
After launching behind Apple iTunes in the U.S. and finding itself in a distant second place domestically, digital music store Napster is looking to beat its biggest competitor to Europe.
In a move that should help it gain ground against competitor DirecTV, EchoStar will begin selling a co-branded version of its Dish satellite TV service with SBC across the telcom provider's entire…
Rob Springer, formerly exec director of sales administration at Paramount, has been appointed VP of international theatrical at box office tracker Rentrak Theatrical.
Grupo Televisa, majority owner of Sky TV in Mexico, is considering buying out the 300,000 subscribers of rival DirecTV, Mexico's second-largest pay television operator.