With the Democrats taking Congress, Barbra Streisand tells a concert crowd in San Jose: "We’re in control now." On her 16-city concert tour, in which she does a skit with a Bush impersonator, she’d…
The Writers Guild of America West has been hit with a whistle-blower suit by a nine-year employee, who alleges she was fired in retaliation for questioning the legality of the guild's distribution of…
In the most recent uproar over Sacha Baron Cohen's No. 1 hit movie, the Los Angeles-based, heavyweight attorney Gloria Allred has requested an investigation by the California attorney general into…
Vivendi Thursday posted a 21% rise in third-quarter operating profit to e1.3 billion euros ($1.66 billion) on the back of more subscriptions for paybox Canal Plus and a strong showing by mobile phone…
CBS has settled an unfair labor practice charge filed by the Writers Guild of America West over CBS' cutting newswriters' pay for participating in a lunchtime protest.
China continues to be a priority market for Hong Kong Disneyland as the theme park dives into its second year.
MGM Networks and Poland's ITI Neovision, a subsidiary of the media and entertainment company ITI Group, have joined forces to create a localized version of the MGM Channel for Poland.
Taiwanese police shut down two Web sites suspected of illegally distributing pirate movies.
Jesus Polanco, founder and prexy of Prisa, Spain's biggest media company, has named his son, Ignacio Polanco Moreno, as his successor.
One of Variety’s leads today is the news that Clint Eastwood plans to release the Japanese-language "Letters from Iwo Jima" on Dec. 20, in time for Oscar consideration, from an original date of Feb…
The conservative Weekly Standard offers up a choice to replace John Bolton as ambassador to the U.N.: "Law & Order" star Fred Thompson, the former Tennessee senator. "He's tough, well versed in…