The Writers Guild of America has blasted the city of Los Angeles for foot-dragging in providing guidelines to writers as to whether they have to pay business taxes for working out of home offices.
German license trader EM.TV on Monday joined retail giant KarstadtQuelle and Swiss entrepreneur Hans-Dieter Cleven in the acquisition of sports channel DSF and Internet platform Sport1 from bankrupt…
Music major BMG has tapped digital-security firm SunnComm Technologies to provide anti-piracy protection for selected CD releases worldwide.
Bestselling British author Barbara Taylor Bradford lost her copyright lawsuit against the producers of a Hindi-lingo soap opera "Karishma -- A Miracle of Destiny" on Monday.
Italo prime minister and media mogul Silvio Berlusconi is at the center of a fresh scandal as he takes up the rotating presidency of the European Union today.
A play featuring a live oral sex scene, a first for Canuck theater, was staged in Vancouver over the weekend without police interference.
It looks like the urge to merge is contagious. Actors Equity Assn. and the American Guild of Musical Artists announced Monday an agreement on shared jurisdiction on crossover productions, such as…
An appeals court Monday upheld a preliminary injunction levied against Aimster, dealing the hobbled file-swapper a hefty blow and potentially advancing the music industry's appeal of another recent…
Canal Plus Group chairman-CEO Bertrand Meheut has publicly admitted that the troubled Gallic paybox could be sold to growing media group Lagardere, a prospect industryites have long considered likely.
Top-renting DVD titles, all editions Rank Title Label/distributor Release date Revenue (mils.) 1 The Bourne Identity Universal Jan. 21 $42.42 2 Signs Buena Vista Jan. 7 $39.66 3 My Big Fat…