News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch defended his deal to acquire control of DirecTV Thursday against claims that allowing the megamerger would be letting the proverbial fox into the satcaster hen house.
A Florida law firm has filed a class-action suit in New York federal court against Acclaim Entertainment, claiming the troubled vidgame publisher gave false information about its financial…
In a plea for SAG solidarity, board member Richard Dreyfuss has asked for civility in the ongoing battles within the union. Dreyfuss made the appeal Thursday in an open letter to Screen Actors Guild…
Revolution Studios has optioned the "Jingle Belle" graphic novels from writer Paul Dini to develop as a live-action laffer revolving around Santa Claus' rebellious teen daughter.
Primedia's Media Central Group is being dismantled and the group's magazine titles reassigned to other Primedia divisions.
Opponents of relaxing media ownership regs in Washington got a little creative in their attacks on FCC topper Michael Powell Wednesday.
A Hollywood man has become the first person indicted on criminal piracy charges in connection with illegally videotaping films in theaters, federal prosecutors say.
Backers of the proposed SAG-AFTRA merger have received the blessing of the American Federation of Musicians, the third showbiz union to endorse the deal.
House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) is still annoyed that Oscar winner movie "Chicago," was filmed across the border in Toronto and has vowed to do something about it.
A bid to make the major record labels more accountable in the way they tally up artist royalties got a leg up in the California state Senate this week, passing out of the Judiciary Committee and into…