In Haim Saban's entry on the Forbes 400 list, the capsule summary cites the source of his wealth -- estimated to exceed $3 billion -- as "self-made, television."
Having won awards for its coverage of the Arab Spring with a news operation that reports on events in far-flung countries with the hustle that has become its trademark, Al Jazeera has come a long way…
Ben Affleck has won the Directors Guild of America award for "Argo" from his directing peers, a week after winning top producing honors from the PGA and the SAG ensemble awards.
The giants of broadcast ratings will now be under one roof as Nielsen said Tuesday that it's agreed to acquire Arbitron, the key agency that measures radio listening, for $1.26 billion in cash. Radio…
David Geffen has donated $100 million to UCLA to establish a scholarship fund for medical students.
The recent blow-up between Anthony Bourdain and Travel Channel over the cabler's use of his voice and likeness in an ad for Cadillac illustrates an issue that's become a growing point of contention…
Evincing both bemused skepticism and ardent curiosity, Gotham Chopra searches for the man behind the mythos that has grown around his famous father in "Decoding Deepak," an up-close portrait of the…
In a competitive situation, Warner Bros. Pictures has purchased the spec script "Hidden" from twin brothers and recent college graduates Matt and Ross Duffer, who are also set to direct the pic that…
Former Newmarket Films topper Chris Ball is re-joining the specialty sector and forming a new production and distribution label Wrekin Hill Entertainment, according to a joint statement released…
Broadcast network biz unveiled primetime lineups for the 2009-10 season last week.