The entertainment biz does good biz during recessions. Like most pieces of conventional wisdom, it's been repeated so often it's accepted as fact. But this one is not quite true, as was evidenced…
Russia's leading independent television group CTC reported a drop in overall revenues of more than a third for the second quarter of 2009, although the company says its viewing figures are up.
The Russian helmer and screenwriter completes the roster for the International Jury.
Spanish media congloms Prisa and Imagina have ended negotiations to merge their TV assets.
Taiwanese singer-actor Jay Chou has joined the cast of Columbia's "The Green Hornet" in the role of sidekick Kato, starring alongside Seth Rogen as the title character.
First off, sorry for the light posting the past day or so, as I have had a few unexpected assignments, which I will post about later today. The Chicago Sun-Times' Lynn Sweet is one of the journalists…
NBC is protesting CBS' move to start running repeats of "Medium" this summer.
The Screen Actors Guild has joined the DGA and WGA in opposing the TV Academy's plans to trim the Emmy Awards -- but taken a far milder tone.
World Wrestling Entertainment muscled up a stronger-than-expected second quarter, driven mostly by its annual "WrestleMania" event.
President Obama has delivered a videotaped greeting to over 240 delegates at the opening of the national convention of the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists in Chicago.
A prominent figure has penned an essay for the latest issue of Parade. An excerpt: "Barack Obama, a youngster in Hawaii without his parents around, has toughed it out and become one of history's…