China is defending its decision to re-erect the Great Firewall of China to block websites, including the local-language feeds of the Voice of America and the BBC, that had been freed up for the…
New York Gov. David Paterson has unveiled an austerity budget plan designed to pull his state out of the hole, and one of its many targets is "entertainment-related consumer spending."
You can’t get a better gig than this. Aretha Franklin, Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman will perform at Barack Obama’s swearing-in ceremony on the steps of the Capitol on Jan. 20. Poet and playwright…
Commercial web CTV is putting the popular but pricey "Canadian Idol" on hiatus for 2009, citing the current economic climate.
Time unveiled its pick this morning, certainly one of the least surprising choices in years. The cover is an original portrait from Shepard Fairey, whose image of Obama became iconic (and imitated)…
With the recession deepening, there are more and more empty tables at some of Hollywood's normally jammed eateries. Some establishments also are shaving portions and selectively cutting prices.
Beijing's privately owned producer and distrib Enlight Media has chosen China Securities Co Ltd (CITICS) as underwriter for its initial public offering and said it is on track to list by 2010.
Disney is offering to fund expansion at the money-losing Hong Kong Disneyland theme park.
Disgraced film fund honcho Andreas Schmid, executive producer of Oscar-winning Charlize Theron starrer "Monster" and former CEO of Munich-based financier VIP Medienfonds, is likely heading back to…
Hollywood players don't make money in conventional ways. Neither do they invest it by the book, often relying instead on a network of personal relationships.
On Tuesday, News Corp. said it would not rule out switching its current TV series from SAG to AFTRA contracts. SAG immediately blasted back, saying the company was using illegal "scare tactics."