Now what? That's the question on the tip of Hollywood and Wall Street's collective tongue this new year, as Vivendi Universal finally shifts its full attention to the future of its entertainment…
Markets & Festivals
Twentieth Century Fox has pulled Brian Helgeland's occult thriller "Sin Eater" from its Jan. 17 berth after the filmmaker and studio brass concurred that the special visual f/x needed work.
The new year is ringing in much the same way as the old one -- with a "Lord of the Rings" movie atop the box office and showing no signs of budging.
Gov. Gray Davis has appointed Michael Rubel a member of the California Arts Council.
Pro football sacked the competition in basic cable for 2002, capturing nine of the 10 highest-rated slots for individual programs and propelling ESPN to double-digit gains in households and adults…
SAG will make nice in 2003. Guild prexy Melissa Gilbert, in an end-of-the-year message to the 98,000 SAG members, has emphasized nonconfrontational, conciliatory approaches to key thesp issues, along…
For cable newsies, a war with Iraq may not be such a bad thing. CNN, Headline News, MSNBC and CNBC showed double-digit drops in year-end ratings versus 2001, the year that auds flocked to the…
Showbiz investors are hoping New Year's eve data aren't a harbinger of things to come in 2003, as weaker-than-expected consumer-confidence numbers and the third consecutive year of stock market…
Pan-Euro channel launcher SBS Broadcasting has sold a 2.6% equity stake in its Polish channel TVN to ITI TV Holdings, a subsidiary of the channel's major stockholder ITI Holdings, for $11 million.
The U.S. Supreme Court has inserted itself temporarily into a DVD copying case that also holds significant implications for the jurisdiction of U.S. courts over certain Internet activities.
Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up, has been dragged into the adult world of federal court. Canadian author Emily Somma has filed suit in San Francisco claiming the characters in "Peter Pan" are…