South Korea's CJ Entertainment pulled the plug on its plan to purchase a 28.7% stake in Plenus, the mother company of producer-distrib Cinema Service, Friday, citing irreconcilable differences in…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America turned up the heat on college music pirates, filing suit against four students who used on-campus networks to run Napster-like services. The record labels'…
Thomas Jane has signed on to star in "The Punisher," the live-action adaptation of the Marvel Comics character that Jonathan Hensleigh scripted and will direct.
Detroit radio station WKRK faces a hefty $27,500 fine for allegedly airing lewd material outside of the permitted hours of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
SoundExchange, the royalty clearinghouse set up by the Recording Industry Assn. of America, has reached a deal with Webcasters on royalty rates, dodging a long and costly replay of last year's…
Former Vivendi Universal chairman Jean-Marie Messier, whose freewheeling acquisition binge is blamed for driving the conglom to near bankruptcy last year, earned 5.6 million euros (about $6 million)…
Amid the flurry of activity leading up to the FCC media ownership ruling just months away, a coalition of Hollywood TV producers aiming to increase the nets' indie programming brought their campaign…
Azteca America, the No. 3 Spanish-lingo network in the U.S., has overcome a major legal hurdle that would have prevented its continued expansion.
Political opposition is growing over a change to the U.K.'s proposed cross-media ownership rules that would allow News Corp. boss Rupert Murdoch to buy a commercial web.
Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling have won a court case in Amsterdam blocking publication of a Dutch translation of a Russian novel that claims to spoof the "Harry Potter" stories.
Welcome to the Alliance of Intl. Media Artists, the proposed name for the umbrella union that would be created if the SAG-AFTRA merger goes through.