Napster filed a legal brief with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday that revisited two of the embattled file-sharing 'Netco's previous defenses -- and added a third. The new element in…
Mandalay has offered a lifeline to the gameshow comedy "Press Your Luck" and is near a deal to put the film into production by year's end with Bill Murray starring and Howard Franklin directing his…
NBC Entertainment has upped Bruce Evans, director of current series, to veep of current series.
The Communist Party (CPI), the ruling party in the southern state of Kerala, has launched a Malayalam-language channel. Web has public as well as private shareholders.
"Erin Brockovich" and "Gladiator" led a film turnaround while rapper Eminem hit high notes for the music division to buoy the financial results of Universal parent Seagram, as CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr…
Columbia Records' Legacy imprint and Verve Records are joining forces to release a far-reaching overview in conjunction with Ken Burns' PBS documentary "Jazz."
If Wednesday night's Nielsen numbers are any indication, "West Wing" fans are, unsurprisingly, more likely to watch political convention coverage than "Survivor" junkies. A "West Wing" lead-in helped…
Peace Arch Entertainment has acquired world distribution rights to "Now and Forever," a feature film being produced in Saskatchewan by Edge Entertainment in association with new Canuck media giant…
Robert De Niro has committed to making Franchise Pictures' "City by the Sea," a $60 million thriller, part of which Barry Baeres' German company Intertainment will finance.
The bidding for scribe-producer Chuck Lorre's first series project at Warner Bros. Television has apparently ended before it even began. In an unusually aggressive, preemptive move, Fox has offered…
ESPN is expanding its "X-Games" franchise, an annual extreme sports competition held in the U.S. and Thailand, into a year-round, internationally based event.