In 2005, when Yahoo started moving hundreds of employees from its Silicon Valley HQ to the new "Yahoo Center" in Santa Monica, it looked like the complex would be a second seat of power for the…
Hollywood execs anxious about next year's WGA and SAG talks, look north. In Canada, thorny union negotiations now playing out may provide some early indications of how things might go at home.
For years, basic cable networks have tried -- and largely failed -- to find any traction in original sitcoms, but TBS may have cracked the elusive genre with a pair of new comedies.
Will Italo auds be forever confined to being out of synch with hot pics as they galvanize the rest of the planet? As "Borat" and "Bond" are putting smiles on Euro exhibs' faces, Italians have been…
London Eye: It's 30 years, virtually to the day, since Eric Abraham, now an Oscar-winning film producer but then a 22-year-old BBC reporter and student activist, fled to exile in Britain after being…
Last week, GE tapped Michael Pilot, CEO of its equipment finance unit, to become head of ad sales -- a job that puts him in control of a substantial portion of national TV ad inventory on both…
There was a time, not so long ago, when Rupert Murdoch and Silvio Berlusconi acted like best buddies, dining together at Berlusconi's Sardinian seaside estate, Villa Certosa, where in 2004 they are…
Voiceover: History may be written by the guys who win, but often it's the Hollywood version of wars that sticks in the collective memory -- and sometimes gets stuck in folks' craw.
A taboo-busting Saudi bestseller is set to become one of the Mideast's hottest skeins. A satcaster, the Lebanese Broadcasting Corp., is in negotiations with author Rajaa al Sanea to obtain the TV…
Pretty soon they'll have to start saying "Coming not so soon to a theater near you."
One fateful Tuesday before the Emmy Awards, Larry Miller got a call with an offer he thought he could refuse. “So, is one o’clock okay for your foot massage?” Every so often in life someone utters a…