After all the hype and a defense conspiracy theory that could only have been written in Hollywood, actress Winona Ryder was convicted Wednesday of shoplifting more than $5,500 worth of merchandise…
It's official: EchoStar and DirecTV are going to trial to argue that Washington antitrust watchdogs were wrong in denying their bid to merge and become the country's largest satcaster.
SAG plans to revive town hall meetings, with as many as five such confabs next year.
Italian media tycoon and Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi scored two victories Tuesday: In the morning, he was acquitted in a false bookkeeping case, and hours later he won parliamentary approval for…
Recession? What recession? It was high fives all around late Tuesday as News Corp. and its Fox Entertainment unit turned in double-digit revenue and profit growth, while touting huge improvements in…
Investigators from Los Angeles searched the Pittsburgh Film Office in a probe of tens of thousands of dollars of public money allegedly misused by the Entertainment Industry Development Corp.
Harvey Pitt, the embattled chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, resigned Tuesday night, citing the troubles that have arisen in the agency under his watch.
In a dramatic twist to the already skittish coverage of Tuesday's national election, the service used by TV news nets to conduct exit polls abruptly pulled the plug Tuesday afternoon following its…
Microsoft is bullish about the antitrust case being brought by the European Union after emerging triumphant from its five-year battle with the U.S. Justice Dept.
The Walt Disney Co. and Clare Milne, the heir of Winnie the Pooh author A.A. Milne, Tuesday filed a lawsuit seeking a court ruling that Milne can terminate the North American merchandising rights…
While I respect Alan Wertheimer’s past efforts on behalf of writers and the Writers Guild of America, his guest column analysis (Daily Variety, Oct. 23) of the upcoming credits vote is seriously…