"Borat" is fighting back. 20th Century Fox and the producers of the Sacha Baron Cohen mockumentary have filed an opposition to a request for a preliminary injunction sought by fraternity brothers who…
In an ambitious push into high-stakes soccer rights, France's Lagardere Group has inked a hefty $1.1 billion deal to acquire sports marketing and TV rights specialist Sportfive.
Mark Shaw is ankling CJ Entertainment after five years in high-profile jobs with the Korean giant.
A nephew of Sumner Redstone has filed suit against the Viacom chairman, claiming he was bilked out of a valuable stake in the family's business empire.
In its court challenge of the FCC's $550,000 indecency fine for the Janet Jackson breast flash at the 2004 Super Bowl, CBS said that the agency had overstepped its authority and issued the penalty in…
Yoshimoto Kogyo, Japan's biggest comic talent shop, has taken a 30% capital stake in Beijing-based events planning company China Xiangyu Cultural Development Corp.
Aussie porn seller Adultshop.com has stepped up its campaign to legalize the sale of films depicting sex, arguing if arthouse films like "Shortbus" and "9 Songs" are legal, porn should be.
Rumors had swirled that the news channel would go to all taped programming, and shift personalities like Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann to CNBC. But encouraging numbers during the midterms — the…
Comedy Central has made a good living out of skewering the political right. Now Fox News Channel, a primary source of material for Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, is teaming with the exec producer…
Variety’s Gabriel Snyder looks at what will happen to the slew of documentaries/exposes on the war in Iraq now that the Democrats will control Congress. Will they lose their sense of urgency? One in…
With the Writers Guild of America West prepping for negotiations with studios and nets, the guild is losing its top contracts executive. Assistant exec director Grace Reiner announced Friday she'll…