News Corp. topper Rupert Murdoch has warned that a prolonged war in Iraq could have profound negative economic and political consequences.
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Competition took a sharp and nasty turn Wednesday in the TV news biz, with Fox News Channel airing a promo that ridiculed MSNBC for its connection to veteran war correspondent Peter Arnett.
Welcome to the Alliance of Intl. Media Artists, the proposed name for the umbrella union that would be created if the SAG-AFTRA merger goes through.
Jerry Bruckheimer is keeping his booming small-screen business at Warner Bros. TV, inking a rich four-year overall deal anchoring him to the studio through May 2007.
Fox has cut its first online movie distribution deal, signing with CinemaNow to provide firstrun films at the same time they hit traditional pay-per-view windows.
Unscripted series were the order of the day as MTV unveiled its slate of greenlit and in-development programming for the coming year, leading off with an "I Love Lucy"-style series starring pop…
Joe Eszterhas is back. The screenwriter of "Basic Instinct" and "Flashdance" has signed a deal to pen "The Ice Bowl," a docudrama on ESPN that will re-create the atmosphere surrounding the celebrated…
Arthouse giant Landmark Theaters will today announce plans to outfit its entire 177-screen circuit for digital cinema and a related effort to deal directly with filmmakers lacking distribution for…
Nickelodeon spinoff digital channel Nick Gas will debut two vidgame-oriented half-hour shows beginning this Saturday.
Efforts by the MPAA and others to expand state-level anti-piracy laws are "wolves in sheep's clothing" that could have "a profound and destructive impact on consumers," the Consumer Electronics Assn…