Viacom Inc. chairman Sumner Redstone's luck is showing no signs of improving. Viacom stock dropped 5% Tuesday after several Wall Street analysts cut their earnings estimates for the conglomerate's…
Capitol Records has inked an unusual first-look record deal with filmmaker and vet musicvideo director Bruce Ratner to release the soundtracks from projects produced or directed under his Rat…
Spelling Entertainment Group. appointed former Creative Artists Agency co-founder Bill Haber to its board, it said Tuesday.
If there is anyone in Hollywood who thinks Esai Morales can't do a credible job playing a Jewish character, then they might want to get ahold of his testimony Tuesday in front of the Congressional…
MOVIE “12 Angry Men” —Terence A. Donnelly, producer (Showtime). “Crime of the Century” — Barbara Broccoli, executive producer; Amanda Schiff, executive producer (HBO). “The Ditchdigger’s Daughters”…
The cable industry will be on the hot seat today when members of the House Judiciary Committee ask why subscribers' bills continue to rise at a rate that far outstrips the consumer price index.
It took months for Universal to complete the buyout of the USA Networks from Viacom for $1.7 billion, but now comes the hard part: Universal has to go head-to-head with the largest cable operator in…
New York Times reporter Geraldine Fabrikant’s husband, Tim Metz, is a partner in the financial public relations firm of Abernathy MacGregor. His job was incorrectly identified in a Daily Variety…
Steven Spielberg's car was involved in an auto accident Tuesday night in West Hollywood as the director was en route to the Mann's Chinese premiere of DreamWorks' "The Peacemaker."
Indie star Catherine Keener has inked for her next two pics: "Out of Sight" opposite George Clooney, and "Friends and Neighbors" under new helmer Neil LaBute.
HBO may get flak from the broadcast webs for its longform supremacy at the Primetime Emmys, and "The Larry Sanders Show" clearly wears the role of perpetual Emmy bridesmaid, but both the network and…