Updated That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. Olive Garden is backtracking on reports that it is pulling ads from Letterman. It's hard to discern whether it is really pulling ads…
The Financial Services Agency has ordered JDC Trust, a fund operator active in pics, toons, games and other content, to suspend trust biz activities for three months.
The majors have ensured that SAG won't be able to drag its heels in the next round of negotiations.
Karen Ocamb of Frontiers writes of gay donors who are withholding their support from the Democratic party, a list that now includes Beverly Hills-based philanthropist/Internet entrpreneur David…
"Slumdog Millionaire" helmer Danny Boyle has bemoaned China's censorship rules as "regrettable" but said he would still be keen to make a movie in China.
Julius Genachowski was approved by the Senate Commerce Committee to be the next FCC chairman. There's no word on a full vote of the Senate, but B&C's John Eggerton writes thatit could come before the…
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp saw net profits rise 35% to E9.4 million ($13 million) for financial year 2008-09 as its movie franchises -- most notably "Transporter" -- and boffo sales to Gallic television…
Politico says the sponsor has pulled out of "Late Show with David Letterman" for the rest of the year because of the host's "inappropriate comments" about Sarah Palin. A guest relations manager told…
ABC has finally announced its new entertainment executive structure under ABC Entertainment Group prexy Steve McPherson.
Jan-Pelgrom de Haas, chief exec at StudioCanal's German subsidiary Kinowelt, is ankling his post at the end of June, the company announced Thursday.