A landmark court ruling has highlighted legal loopholes in contracts between broadcasters and producers in South Africa.
The Blockbuster antitrust trial is threatening to become an endurance contest. Jurors occasionally have lost the battle to stay awake as lawyers and witnesses spar over mathematical details of…
In 1998, only two of America's 50 highest-grossing films were based on a comic book. Last year, there were none, in a list dominated by remakes, sequels and book-based properties. The most successful…
A California man has admitted to one count of mail fraud after posing as rightful owner of TV's feline "Garfield and Friends" and collecting more than $328,000 in royalties doled out by the Motion…
Market mayhem hit media stocks Thursday, with an analyst's downgrade causing Disney to tumble especially hard.
In a letter to studios in November 2000, the nation's largest video wholesaler blamed studio revenue-sharing deals with Blockbuster for the demise of 615 independent video stores in 90 days.
U.S. Librarian of Congress James Billington on Thursday cut down several of the royalty rates proposed for online broadcasters -- rejecting the determinations of the Copyright Arbitration Royalty…
Adelphia Communications said Thursday it has missed another interest and dividend payment worth close to $30 million, following a $50 missed interest payment last weekend.
A federal judge has cleared the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists to intervene in a proposed settlement of a long-running suit filed against its health and retirement funds by a group…
MGM said Wednesday that anticipated losses from its recent release of WWII actioner "Windtalkers" mean the Santa Monica-based studio will lose at least 46¢ per share in the second quarter, or roughly…
Herbert Kloiber's Tele Munchen Group has named Thomas Augsberger as its exclusive U.S. representative.