The Motion Picture Assn. of America's much-hyped Tuesday symposium "The Business of Show Business" alternately celebrated and promoted Hollywood's importance to the U.S. economy.
Even movie blurbmeisters apparently are not safe from broadcast decency standards. An ad for the Weinstein Co.'s "Hannibal Rising" that aired late in Sunday's Super Bowl broadcast underwent a…
The Writers Guild of America has taken the first formal step toward the bargaining table, tapping 17 scribes as members of its negotiating committee.
Even though the likes of Sony’s Michael Lynton and Warner Bros.’ Barry Meyer were in Washington today to make the entertainment industry’s case on issues ranging from piracy to runaway production…
Actors' Equity Association, the live performers' union, has chosen its new exec director: John P. Connolly, currently the national prexy of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists…
The Village Voice's Off Broadway kudos, the Obie Awards, have tapped two TV celebs with solid roots in Gotham legit to host their 52nd annual ceremony: T.R. Knight ("Grey's Anatomy") and Cynthia…
Big Day for MPAA: Will Smith and Clint Eastwood headline the MPAA's "Business of Show Business" symposium today, a day-long symposium designed to show Congress and others in government the economic…
The week before the Oscars — Feb. 18 to 24 — will be marked by swag suites and swanky parties. And as The New York Times points out, it will be chalk full of presidential candidates. There’s the…
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped Robert Wuhl to host Sunday's awards gala at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.
Sci Fi Channel and Richard Branson's Virgin Comics have pacted on a joint venture to create comic book titles that will be turned into a wide range of multiplatform properties, from TV shows to…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has organized the below-the-line employees working on red-carpet broadcasts for E! Channel.