U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker failed to grant an injunction to halt Prop 8, but he did move to "fast-track" the lawsuit. He set Aug. 7 as the date that the parties have to file "case management…
Yesterday, SEIU Local 99 in Los Angeles — which covers education workers who include teacher's aids, cafeteria workers and crossing guards — fired Chris Lehane (of the AMPTP PR team Fabiani & Lehane)…
The day after Al Franken won Minnesota's junior Senate seat, Sen. James Inhofe called him a "clown." Franken himself said "there's plenty of room for humor in politics." And here in the state, where…
Pan-European TV shingle Banijay Entertainment has bought a 50% stake in Germany's Brainpool TV. Price was not disclosed.
"Gossip Girl" has become the first U.S. TV series to stream online at ProSieben.tv, German web ProSieben's online video portal, where it is available to viewers on an ad-supported basis.
Jaume Balaguero and Paco Plaza's "Rec 2" will open the 42nd Sitges Intl. Film Festival of Catalonia, Europe's biggest genre pic devotee confab.
Digital 3-D system company Xpand has teamed with Barcelona-based firm Vercine to launch a new film distribution operation in Spain from September.
Maya Entertainment is partnering with Blockbuster to present an eight-film Latin Cinema series in eight cities from July 17-Sept. 10.
Gaga topper Tom Yoda has led a management buyout of the indie distributor from broadband and media conglom Usen.
Ex-Fairfax Media CEO David Kirk has been tapped chairman of Hoyts, which operates 45 theaters with more than 400 screens in Australia and New Zealand.