When the news media look back on summer 2009, the enduring images are likely to be those of angry townhall meetings, gun–toting disaffected citizens and the fever pitch of partisanship ping-ponging…
In what sounds like the convoluted plot to one of its own TV crime dramas, German pubcaster ARD has suspended leading producer Doris Heinze after a newspaper revealed that she had, over the past…
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Mike Huckabee, on his radio show on Thursday: "[I]t was President Obama himself who suggested that seniors who don't have as long to live might want to consider just taking a pain pill instead of…
The gloves have come off in the contest for the presidency of the Writers Guild of America West.
The Los Angeles County coroner says Michael Jackson's death was a homicide primarily caused by two drugs.
Pay TV channel Canal Plus is mixing up socially minded French fiction series and docs with big-budget, dark-edged skeins for its upcoming season lineup.
Authorities in Georgia have issued fines to Russian television companies broadcasting in South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
Publishing giants Shogakkan and Shueisha have jointly acquired two Europe-based distributors of Japanese toons, according to a report in the Nikkei newspaper. Following the acquisition, for an…
I'll have our weekly Variety story on this later in the afternoon, but Color of Change, the org which is leading the boycott against Glenn Beck's Fox News show, says 10 more sponsors have said they…
Updated AEG Live and LiveNation have canceled all of their scheduled concerts featuring Jamaican singer Buju Banton, after orgs protested the playdates because of the performer's use of homophobic…
In a blow to the local biz, Hugh Jackman's shingle Seed Production ("X-Men Origins: Wolverine") has shuttered its Aussie office to focus on its U.S. operations.