CAA president Richard Lovett received $150,000 from Dana Giacchetto, the disgraced money manager to the stars. But what was it for?
Struggling cable-to-movie theater group Cablevision Systems Corp. may be the next casualty on the growing list of cash-strapped media firms in need of financial intensive care.
SAG leaders have gone back to stalling in their ongoing impasse with Hollywood agents. SAG's national board balked Tuesday at moving forward on a "working in the trade" proposal that would limit…
Timed to the video and DVD release of "John Q.," the Kaiser Family Foundation released a study Tuesday showing that the entertainment biz has become a key player in shaping public opinion about…
Soothing concerns raised by Republican lawmakers, Public Broadcasting System said Tuesday it has no intention of introducing an HIV-infected Muppet to American airwaves.
A Capitol Hill hearing Tuesday on the nomination of one of its own to the Federal Communications Commission turned into a love fest, with both Democrats and Republicans saying top Senate staffer…
The National Assn. of Broadcasters, along with some of its biggest members, has filed an appeal against a court ruling that requires radio broadcasters who stream their signals on the Web to pay…
Vivendi Universal's financial problems continue to reverberate: Electronics giant Philips took a whopping x1.5 billion ($1.5 billion) off the book value of its 3.5% stake in Viv U in its…
A longstanding dispute over a 10-year programming production deal between Holland Media Group (HMG) and Endemol Netherlands, the Dutch subsidiary of pan-continental format cruncher Endemol, will end…
Rupert Murdoch has moved to keep Telecom Italia an eligible party in his battle to merge their cash-strapped paybox Stream with Vivendi Universal's equally hard-up Telepiu to create a single pay TV…
SAG chief Bob Pisano has decided to shut down offices in Atlanta, Cleveland, Houston, Portland, St. Louis and Seattle as part of his top-to-bottom reorg.