Mouse House's consumer products topper Andy Mooney had his rank upgraded Monday, boosted from prexy to chairman of the unit overseeing global brand merchandising and the Disney Stores retail chain.
Piracy is the new terrorism. That was the unavoidable upshot of two all-media screenings for Warner Bros.' "The Matrix Reloaded" that featured every protective measure but duct tape.
SAG and AFTRA have projected that the new Alliance of Intl. Media Artists will operate in the red for two years followed by significantly improved financial health over the next three years if the…
The already rocky relationship between Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and the media became even more stormy Thursday, when pubcaster RAI sent two internal investigators to probe journalists…
Rupert Murdoch is optimistic about the future of his newborn pay TV platform Sky Italia, currently the sole operator in Italy's still underdeveloped feevee biz.
Haim Saban is a step closer to taking over the assets of bankrupt Teutonic TV group Kirch Media after calming wary creditors with a new business plan on Thursday.
Peace moves between India and Pakistan could help the ailing Bollywood film industry, which is losing millions of dollars to pirates, according to media analysts.
DVD/video piracy is growing alarmingly in Australia and eating into the B.O. potential of major films, prompting the film, video and pay TV industries to form a coalition to lobby federal and state…
Fox News Channel may have no choice to but to shelve its legal battle against New York agent Richard Leibner, who reps CNN's Paula Zahn. There was never any love lost between the cable news nets, but…
It is not just tax liabilities that make a split-up of Vivendi Universal Entertainment such a thorny issue. There's also a question of real estate. If Viv U chief Jean-Rene Fourtou decides he can get…
There was no "Hollywood Ten" or a lengthy blacklist of directors and producers, but Sen. Joe McCarthy was no fan of showbiz. The U.S. Senate last week unsealed more than 4,000 pages of transcripts of…