The Cable Operators Union has threatened to go on strike in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The union demands that the government withdraw a hike in an entertainment tax imposed earlier this year.
Joe Roth's Revolution Studios and Julia Roberts' Shoelace Entertainment have jointly hired vet producer Deborah Schindler as prexy of Gotham-based Shoelace. In her new role, Schindler will serve as…
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.