Has Michael Eisner painted himself into a corner? The legal tussle of teed-off stockholders vs. the Walt Disney board is entering its fourth week in a Delaware court, and the clock is ticking for…
The music industry is ready for its annual fourth-quarter dash, hoping to not only sustain the 5% growth the biz is seeing over last year's levels, but to push it closer toward double digits.
A host of new faces marked the 14th annual French Cinema Rendezvous in Beaune, which this year put piracy at the forefront of the confab organized by France's powerful Association of Authors…
What the $!&$*%?: Comedy Central has quietly been airing "South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut" in all its four-letter word glory for more than a month.
Peter Bart: What will Four More Years mean for the entertainment business? You don't need a seer to read the signs: Say bye-bye to meaningful media ownership caps (that's the true subtext of the Bush…
The first wave of DualDiscs - the two-sided disc made up of a CD player side and a DVD player side -- arrived in stores the last week of October and the first week of November.
High tax-bracketed Teutons may soon have a change of heart when it comes to financing local product. A number of private film funds that have for years bankrolled U.S. films while providing nifty tax…
When the spirit moves buttoned-down venture capitalists like Alpine Capital and Constellation Ventures to sink money into a gospel-music network, the cable industry starts getting that born-again…
In March, Paramount trumpeted a whole new attitude. The studio was shaking up its exec roster, signing hipper filmmakers and lessening its reliance on sequels and remakes.
If it was once a cliche of theatrical vernacular to bomb in New Haven, a bound-for-Broadway show these days is just as likely to bomb -- or score -- out West.