As the auction of Vivendi Universal Entertainment enters its second stage today at a Paris board meeting to review offers, Jean-Rene Fourtou's company will also have some unpleasant business to tidy…
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Game Show Network will launch a two-hour block of videogame programming in the fall anchored by two newsmag-style series, "Game Sauce" and "Gamer TV."
"Friends" star David Schwimmer has partnered with vet NBC exec Larry Hancock to launch his Dark Harbor Prods. shingle.
Israel said Monday it had severed contacts with the BBC over coverage it termed akin to the worst "Nazi propaganda," but the British pubcaster can still report from the Jewish nation.
It was a bloody weekend for CBS' two burn-off laffers, as Eye execs plugged a pacifier in "Baby Bob" and launched impeachment proceedings against "Charlie Lawrence."
New Zealand, which recently axed tax breaks to foreign filmmakers, is dangling a big cash-back carrot to lure production.
Corinna Scholz has been promoted to director of programming at Universal Studios Networks Deutschland.
A play featuring a live oral sex scene, a first for Canuck theater, was staged in Vancouver over the weekend without police interference.
Italo prime minister and media mogul Silvio Berlusconi is at the center of a fresh scandal as he takes up the rotating presidency of the European Union today.
Thank God for Jim Carrey and those butt-kicking Angels. "Bruce Almighty" had a miraculous effect on biz in the U.K., Spain and Holland last weekend, while "Charlie's Angels 2: Full Throttle" top…
The Hulk, a god-like man, and some hot rods propelled Universal to the top spot of the June box office with $336 million. The company currently sits atop the summer derby with a take of $436 million.