With Screen Actors Guild members about to be hit up for a dues increase, SAG's elected leaders have quietly signed its three top execs to deals with golden parachutes -- if they're fired by new exec…
Scribe Richard Powers won the fiction prize at lit kudofest the National Book Awards in Gotham Wednesday night, stealing the thunder from Judith Regan.
Philip Morris is asking studios not to use its cigarettes on screen, saying that the images of characters puffing away can entice children to smoke. The company, which plans to advertise in the trade…
Touchstone Television Prexy Mark Pedowitz has been elected to a four-year term on the BMI Board of Directors. Newly-reelected Board Chairman Cecil L. Walker made the announcement following the…
Canuck thesps could be on strike as early as the new year, after talks with local producers on the new Independent Production Agreement failed to resolve differences on Wednesday.
Chinese authorities "can and should" address three particular areas of intellectual property rights, Commerce Dept. secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez told an IPR roundtable in Beijing.
President Bush is evidently hoping a lame duck can still utter a GOP quack -- and fast. The White House renominated the embattled Kenneth Y. Tomlinson to continue as chairman of the Broadcasting…
Kenneth Tomlinson was renominated to the Broadcasting Board of Governors, which oversees the U.S. government’s broadcasting efforts such as Voice of America and Radio Free Europe. Tomlinson was…
"Bobby" director Emilio Estevez tells GQ that "the pundits are going to have a field day with me. You want me to write the headline? Having dealt with Martin Sheen for seven years on ‘The West Wing…
The AFL-CIO has tapped Screen Actors Guild prexy Alan Rosenberg as a member of its executive council, replacing former SAG president Melissa Gilbert.
As "Borat" continues to top the box office charts, MSN provides a nifty round up of who among the film’s victims have filed lawsuits or are threatening to file. In addition to fraternity members and…