With crucial Writers Guild negotiations about to start, a trio of key industry players rattled sabers and offered a downbeat outlook Friday on prospects for a deal with scribes any time soon.
Two of the biggest players in the Canadian media scene reported contrasting financials for the third quarter ended May 31. Robust Montreal-based Astral Media continues to post healthy results, this…
A federal jury convicted fallen media tycoon Conrad Black and three of his former executives at Hollinger International Inc. Friday of illegally pocketing money that should have gone to stockholders.
That, and other news, in today’s Political Panorama. Updated The AP has gotten to the bottom of the cryptic remarks that Hillary Clinton and John Edwards said to each other yesterday at the NAACP…
Shoreline Entertainment has optioned the film rights to adult indie comicbook "The Living Corpse," created by Ken Haeser and Buz Hasson.
Philanthropy is sometimes its own best reward, especially if you get very creative. Take Broadway's gypsies. They dream of segueing from the chorus line to the exalted ranks of…
In a defiant move as negotiations loom, WGA leaders are warning the industry that their members are braced for a battle with studios and networks.
Kevin Bacon hears it all the time: "Hey, I'm one degree." Or, "Hey, I'm zero degrees." Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon is both the game and the inspiration for the actor's charity website SixDegrees.org.
Celebrities start organizations to focus on youth and poverty.
Universal has won a racial discrimination suit filed by the federal government. In a ruling issued Thursday in Los Angeles by federal court Judge Gary Allen Feess, the court backed up U's contention…
Through their respective foundations, Hollywood's big tenpercenteries have long supported philanthropic endeavors. Herewith are some of the newer programs backed by the agencies.