Barry Diller and Vivendi Universal CEO Jean-Rene Fourtou issued a joint statement Thursday confirming they are actively discussing the fate of Viv U Entertainment and USA Interactive's role, if any…
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"American Idol" mania continued Wednesday, as the season's second episode of Fox's hugely popular music talent show held onto about 95% of its premiere-night audience, taking a bite out of ABC's "The…
The battle between Silicon Valley and Hollywood went public with a fury Thursday, as leading computer congloms kicked off a campaign to paint the entertainment biz as the bad guy in wanting to…
As part of an ongoing audit of its accounting policies, beleaguered Gemstar-TV Guide Intl. said Thursday it will restate financial results for the past three fiscal years to reflect a reduction in…
John Malone's Liberty Media is beefing up its satellite assets, possibly in anticipation of a bid for DirecTV. Liberty Satellite and Technology, a separately listed subsidiary of Liberty, announced…
BMG topper Rolf Schmidt-Holtz on Thursday unveiled a major revamp of the label-group's management hierarchy, jettisoning BMG's current regional structure with an eye toward breaking major acts on a…
Republican FCC commissioner Kevin Martin said Wednesday the agency needs to consider whether media consolidation has led to a rise in "coarse" programming and, if so, weigh the impact of easing…
Sure, it's cool to arrive at the 60th annual Golden Globe awards in sunglasses since it's still sunny outside.
If the Sundance Film Fest's lineup is more indie than it has been in years, the social scene is quite the opposite.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is ready to swing the two-by-four in the MGM/Hyde Park remake of "Walking Tall," a film that will likely go into production in early summer.