Vivendi has informed GE of its decision not to exercise its exit rights with respect to NBC Universal in January 2007. Vivendi will remain a shareholder in NBC Universal, in which it has a 20% stake.
Almost as surprising as the fact that the multi-national pic "Babel" garnered the most Golden Globe nominations is that "Bobby" also scored a best picture nod, after having been virtually ignored at…
Thomas Short, president of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, has taken another shot at the Writers Guild of America. In a press release issued Wednesday, the IATSE topper president…
The developer of Winny, a file-sharing program used extensively in pic piracy in Japan, was found guilty of abetting copyright violations and fined ¥1.5 million ($12,931) in Kyoto District Court on…
Maurice Newman, chairman of the Australian Stock Exchange, will be the next topper of pubcaster the Australian Broadcasting Corp.
Korea Telecom will seek strategic business alliances with two of the country's top cable TV program producers, as a prelude to next year's launch of its Internet Protocol TV services.
Some public interest groups are criticizing the Federal Election Commission’s fines imposed on three so-called "527" groups as too little, too late, and doubt that they will have any impact on…
Groups responsible for the most prominent mud-slinging television ads of the 2004 presidential campaign have agreed to pay fines for violating federal election laws.
Peter Boyle, who died last night, established his career with politically charged roles in "Joe," in which he played a blue-collar member of the "silent majority" who goes on a rampage against…
Daniel Nicherie, part of the Anthony Pellicano case, plead guilty Tuesday to wiretapping a Beverly Hills businessman in 2000.
Peter Boyle, famous for his role in "Everybody Loves Raymond" but also as Robert Redford’s campaign manager in "The Candidate," has died at age 71. The Nation’s Katrina Vanden Heuvel sizes up the…