Lawyer Zna Portlock has sued Fox Inc. for allegedly firing her in retaliation for seeking "racial fairness."
First-time screenwriter Greg Fitzpatrick has sold his "Maelstrom" screenplay to Warner Bros. for an estimated $ 225,000 against $ 625,000, sources said.
TriStar Pictures has purchased scripter Chris Peterson's kidpic "Frequent Flyer" for Lynda Guber -- a studio-based producer and wife of Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman Peter Guber, sources said…
MPAA member companies last week began filing lawsuits against 9,000 U.S. cable TV operators, claiming they are owed $ 15 million in interest on cable copyright royalty payments.
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan will address the Hollywood Radio & Television Society Aug. 12 at the BevWilshire Hotel. The mayor will speak at the organization’s newsmaker luncheon, discussing the…
Worried by growing violence in society, British television is vowing to screen less crime and brutality. The British Broadcasting Corp. on Thursday announced revised guidelines for programmers.
Boston news broadcaster Shelby Scott was elected national president of the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists in Chicago late Saturday, as the union's 54th convention wrapped.
Walt Disney Co. stock jumped 2 1/8 points to $ 39.25 Friday following a Prudential Securities upgrade to “buy” from “hold.” Prudential has a 12-month price target of 47 on the shares. * * * Newscorp…
KCAL-TV’s syndie talker “Nighttalk With Jane Whitney” scored a whopping 6.9 rating, 18 share in Nielsen Thursday, beating every other news, talk and entertainment show airing in the market from 10-11…
HBO Independent Prods., the Los Angeles-based comedy specialist, is setting up shop as a producer for British TV webs.
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