NEW ORLEANS — FCC chairman Kevin J. Martin’s term runs to 2011, but it doesn’t look like he’ll be a welcomed presence beyond January 2009. Speaking at the annual cable television confab on Sunday…
That, and other news, in today’s Political Panorama. Hillary Clinton is taking on the media on the campaign trail and in an ad that was unveiled over the weekend, deploying a strategy designed to…
In a surprise development, AFTRA has joined the Screen Actors Guild in declaring that actors must still be asked for their consent for clips of their work to be used online.
"Saturday Night Live" also created this Clinton-Obama ad:
SAG's leaders are drawing a line in the sand: In the future actors must still be asked for their consent for clips of their film and TV work to be displayed online.
In this week’s print edition of Variety, I write more about "Recount."
I took much of the day off — but I wanted to post some of the reaction today to California’s decision to allow same-sex unions. The most prominent couple to make the plunge are Ellen DeGeneres and…
The American Federation of Television & Radio Arists and the majors have recessed after eight days of talks and will resume negotiations Monday on a primetime deal.
Production of "Nailed," starring Jessica Biel and Jake Gyllenhaal, is expected to resume Monday after being shut down for a second time due to financial problems.
Former secretary of state James Baker calls "Recount," HBO's upcoming take on the 2000 Florida vote, "a very entertaining film to watch." His counterpart, former secretary of state Warren…
Pia, a ticket agency, entertainment info publisher and pic producer, is restructuring to stanch a flood of red ink.