Vivendi Universal broke a six-day silence about a management shakeup at Canal Plus Group on Thursday, also announcing that the troubled pay TV group would not be floated or sold.
Reminding the divided ranks that he's in control, Federal Communications Commission chair Michael Powell made it clear Thursday that Democratic commish Michael Copps had no authority to schedule…
Pixar posted a 31% jump in fourth-quarter profit Thursday as the Steve Jobs-controlled animation studio closed the year with monstrous homevid revenue from Disney co-production "Monsters, Inc."
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton said Thursday that the L.A. law firm has named three more partners for its newly formed entertainment practice.
Gemstar-TV Guide International has reached a settlement with the U.S. Dept. of Justice over allegations of collusion, or "unlawful coordination of activities," between Gemstar and TV Guide before the…
At least one Wall Street analyst is confident that cable operators will not be facing the tidal wave of programming costs feared by some investors in this week's aftermath of Time Warner Cable's…
A Wide 'Net - Travis Smith
Rank-and-file SAG members have launched a grassroots campaign to leave ballots blank in film categories while voting for SAG Awards to protest the deci-sion by exhibs to take away the free-admission…
Mike Medavoy is grousing about a lost spouse. Medavoy, 62, is suing Botox manufacturer Allergan Inc., claiming that he has lost the companionship of his wife, Irena.
Rank-and-file SAG members have launched a grassroots campaign to leave ballots blank in film categories while voting for SAG Awards to protest the decision by exhibs to take away the free-admission…
SAG and AFTRA are on the verge of a historic merger but won't call it a merger.