Fininvest, the holding company that contains Italo Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset TV empire, was dealt a severe blow Oct. 3 when a Milan civil court ordered it to pay industrialist Carlo…
Rome's mayor has endorsed what is hoped to be the Eternal City's answer to EuroDisney — a E300 million ($445 million), 150-acre theme park called Rainbow MagicLand.
Reinhard Mohn, the patriarch of European media giant Bertelsmann who turned a family run printing and publishing firm into one of the world's biggest media congloms, died Oct. 3 following a long…
In Cannes, it's sunny skies and balmy temperatures -- and that's just the market.
While all eyes have been on the English-language network fall launches, Spanish-lingo Univision has a story to tell as well.
Short-format comedies targeting kids 6 to 11 dominated Mip Junior, the two-day tyke TV market, which wrapped Sunday in Cannes.
Film director Roman Polanski agreed to pay his sexual assault victim $500,000 to settle a lawsuit 15 years after he fled the United States, according to court documents
Apple Inc. and the music publisher for Eminem have settled a lawsuit over the digital downloading rights to many of the Detroit rapper's songs.
I'm setting out on time off in Boston and Vermont for the next week, so posts won't be as frequent. But I have a few banked, and Variety's Joshua Marks will be posting breaking news and other items…
Hollywood looks to have a great degree of influence in the California governor's race, particularly in fund-raising, but don't bet that the dynamics will resemble 2008. That's my latest column in…
In a sign of cooperation between the previously combative thesp unions, the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have reached a tentative deal with videogame…