William Triplett, who covered Washington for Variety for many years, contributes this essay today marking the start of a new chapter in the entertainment industry's war on piracy: the start of…
Michael Grade, who is standing down as executive chairman of struggling U.K. terrestrial giant ITV, may be forced to quit sooner than planned and break ties with the web.
Universal Pictures Intl. and Focus Features Intl. have inked a wide-ranging distribution and co-production agreement with RTL Group's new production group UFA Cinema, which launched last year.
While Bob Berney's still looking for financing and pondering what to name his distribution company, he's close to securing the DVD and pay TV component of the banner with Sony, and he has begun…
BET has taken its hits over the years, that its programming is too superficial, or feeds into stereotypes. That's why it was notable that the Viacom-owned network announced today that it is…
Opponents of SAG's tentative feature-primetime deal have declared that guild members will vote the pact down -- as long as the turnout rate's higher than the traditional 30%.
Mary Matalin is heading back to CNN as a political commentator. She will appear as a GOP analyst.
That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. Equality California's Geoff Kors has invited Miss California Carrie Prejean to meet with leaders of state lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender…
Fox anchor Shepard Smith made an outburst toward the end of a debate this evening about torture when he said, "If we are going to be Ronald Reagan's Shining City on the Hill, we don't get to torture…
Supporters of SAG's tentative feature-primetime deal are appealing to the guild's middle-class actors -- and blaming the hardliners for the delay -- as the first salvos start in what's expected to be…