BSkyB, Rupert Murdoch's U.K. pay TV giant, has lost its appeal to hang on to its controversial 17.9% stake in ITV, Blighty's biggest commercial web.
Proponents of Proposition 8 — which would ban same sex marriage in California — released their first ad today, "Whether You Like It or Not." The spot features San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom telling…
"Iron Man" helped Marvel Studios dominate at the B.O. this summer — and now the superhero has also helped the comicbook giant lock up a more lucrative film deal at Paramount Pictures.
Kenneth Branagh is negotiating to direct "Thor," the next Marvel Comics property that will be turned into a live-action film by Marvel Studios. Pic will be released in 2010.
Karen Ocamb writes a memory of Paul Newman from the 1960s in Westport, Connecticut, when Ocamb was a teenager, "transitioning from girl to rebel." "It’s strange how someone’s death can trigger the…
Korea's broadband TV operator Hanarotelecom has rebranded itself as SK Broadband, in anticipation of a full-fledged drive into the internet protocol TV (IPTV) business in October.
Barbra Streisand’s latest post on Sarah Palin focuses on the McCain campaign’s refusal to give the press more access to her. Streisand writes, "This reminds me of the movie business. When the studio…
As I noted earlier, there were two "Saturday Night Live" skits — and one worked and one did not. The debate skit was a bit too over the top, especially when it hit John McCain’s "I am suspending my…
Just what you would expect… And some skewering of the Couric-Palin interview…
Jeffrey Ressner and Kenneth P. Vogel in the Politico have more details of Paul Newman’s political involvement in their obit of the movie star. Among the highlights: He and his wife gave more than…