A guy walks into a whorehouse and picks out the prettiest girl in the place. They agree on a price and she tells him to meet her in a room upstairs. He goes up and waits for her arrival, but, much to…
Leaders of Actors' Equity have allocated $1.6 million to wage a campaign against non-Equity tours and to prep for upcoming contract negotiations.
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Pan-European TV chain SBS Broadcasting recorded double-digit revenue increases with a non-cash gain to post record profits in its first nine months and third-quarter periods for 2003.
Cablevision Tuesday reported its net losses widened last quarter as some 8,900 basic-cable subs bailed in New York City, and the company said it will restate 2003 earnings to reflect $15 million that…
Shares in Charlie Ergen's satcaster EchoStar Communications dropped Tuesday as the company added fewer subscribers than expected in the third quarter, marketing costs rose and the key "revenue per…
The MPAA's Jack Valenti called groups disgruntled over the screener ban Tuesday to say discussions are ongoing, but that the screener policy remains unchanged at this time.
Pubcaster TV Cultura has fired 108 employees -- 10% of its staff -- to save 3.2 million reals ($1.1 million) a year and has renegotiated part of its $15 million debt.
UIP and German exhibition sector reps have hammered out a temporary agreement that staves off rental price hikes until April.
First Floor Features, producer of 1997 Oscar-winning film "Character" and other big box office successes in Holland, has admitted it is in hot water financially but is denying reports it is about to…
Screenwriter Garner Simmons has filed unfair labor practice charges against the WGA West over its refusal to arbitrate his claim of a writing credit on Warner Bros.' upcoming Tom Cruise starrer "The…
Despite red ink on the quarter, Imax is riding high on the early success of "The Matrix Revolutions" and taking the opportunity to refinance its debt.