"South Park," one of the most popular shows among teens and young adults, has taken on a new writer for the 2003 season: the 80-year-old Norman Lear.
Markets & Festivals
High-earning broadcasters and recording artists will have to pay significantly steeper dues if the proposed SAG-AFTRA merger goes through.
The Bush Administration said Thursday that the war on terrorism includes making sure the proceeds from pirated pics and music don't become a vehicle for financing terrorist networks.
A bitter battle between "Bowling for Columbine" helmer Michael Moore and staffers at the Writers Guild of America East has gone public. The dispute centers on unpaid residuals to Moore and five other…
The WB and Diplomatic Prods. have put their ad-free summer project "Live From Tomorrow" on hold, but are still working with Pepsi to air a two-hour, $1 billion contest in September.
Howard Stern sued Telepictures Prods. and ABC Thursday, claiming the reality series "Are You Hot? The Search for America's Sexiest People" is a ripoff of the videotaped version of his radio show…
Journalist Lucia Annunziata was offered the top job at troubled Italo pubcaster RAI on Thursday, a day after publisher Paolo Mieli quit following just five days as prexy.
After getting some Hollywood exposure with supporting roles in the films "Tomb Raider 2" and "U Boat," German superstar Til Schweiger is returning home to pair with Bulli Herbit in "Ein Platz An Dem…
The ad industry's chief negotiator has declared that he does not expect a strike from the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists, three years after the thesps…
India's entertainment industry goes on international display this weekend when the annual Frames global convention is held in the western city of Bombay, home of the country's Bollywood film industry.