Two men were jailed Tuesday after admitting their part in running one of the biggest pirate DVD factories in the U.K., capable of producing thousands of counterfeited films a day.
Penny Nance, the FCC's special anti-smut czarina, canceled a debate with Jack Valenti on television indecency at the last minute due to a "family emergency," according to the agency. An economist was…
Andrea Marozas has been installed as the top public relations exec at Warner Bros. Pictures, following a tour of duty that included gigs at Disney, ICM and CAA.
Tool had the biggest sales week for a rock act in 11 months, selling 564,000 copies of "10,000 Days" in the week ended Sunday, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Coldplay's "X&Y" sold 737,000 when it…
Seven Network will be hoping some of the "Dancing With the Stars" sizzle rubs off on the celebrity reality vehicle "It Takes Two," which it announced Wednesday. New skein pairs Aussie celebs with…
ABC struck out with its sweeps telepic "Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America," which was overwhelmed by Fox's usually dominant "American Idol" and "House," according to preliminary nationals from…
Universal Pictures Intl. has teamed up with Nordic outfit Film2home to launch a "download-to-own" service in Scandinavia, following the successful debut of a similar service in the U.K. last month.
Mexico City's Supreme Court will rule on a suit charging that recent media and telco law reforms are unconstitutional and unfairly benefit dominant players Televisa and TV Azteca.
Three Hong Kong producers won a court order Tuesday to force Internet service providers to hand over personal details of 49 people who allegedly downloaded movies using BitTorrent technology.
Mini-conglom See Corp. on Tuesday acquired a stake in Golden Harvest, once one of the forerunners of the Hong Kong production scene and still one of Asia's biggest exhibitors.