Banner profits for Vivendi Universal Entertainment were announced from Paris Wednesday by execs with French names who will likely no longer be involved with the company next year.
Vidgame publisher Take-Two Interactive's chairman Ryan Brant has ankled amid an ongoing SEC probe. Company, which has published the two hit "Grand Theft Auto" games and has a third in the works, has…
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William Castle Jr. was the master of hyping and promoting films into becoming unlikely hits. Though he died more than two decades ago, his marketing and promotional spirit lives on. When I first…
Vive le difference ... or rather, the lack thereof. USA Network alerted TV critics this week that they had inadvertently received the European version of "Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss,"…
Coming soon to a polling place near you: Election 2004! Political campaigns are being waged like tentpole-movie ad blitzes. Democrats and Republicans want their contenders to be four-quadrant…
Viacom is still standing by its main man, Howard Stern. Company prexy Mel Karmazin defended his decision not to pull the shock-jock superstar.
Trustees of the Writers Guild-Industry health and pension funds have tapped veteran exec Terence L. Young as administrator, replacing Thomas J. Hendricks.
French media and industrial group Lagardere on Monday posted a net profit of e334 million ($408.3 million) in 2003 on revenues of $15.2 billion.
The MPAA will revisit the screener debate April 12 when it meets the studios, guilds and other orgs to discuss screeners for the 2005 awards season.
The judge in the Adelphia fraud trial Monday called a mistake by prosecutors "egregious" and said it could be fodder for a mistrial.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has organized Bravo's reality show "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" in Gotham.