One has to pity the poor studios, which are really in a bind. If they send screeners to other groups, it appears their antipiracy stance was halfhearted. If they don't send them out, the plaintiffs…
One of America's uniquely snarky pastimes -- political attack ads --took a broadside last week from none other than the Supreme Court.
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The threat of a lawsuit by the Universal TV Group appears to have saved U's Trio, the pop-culture cable network, from getting axed by DirecTV on Jan. 1.
"Will & Grace" exec producers David Kohan and Max Mutchnick have leveled a lawsuit against NBC, claiming the network failed to negotiate a fair license fee for the show.
In the latest bid to boost morale in the recession-weary ad industry, the American Assn. of Advertising Agencies is launching "Advertising Week in New York City."
Life isn't getting any easier for execs at Adelphia Communications. The Motion Picture Assn. of America's member studios, as well as the Chicago White Sox and the Office of the Commissioner of…
The Producers Guild of America, which had remained on the sidelines during the screener controversy, has asked studios to start sending award screeners to its 2,000 members.
European kidnet Fox Kids Europe (FKE) boosted its pretax profit to $5.6 million, up from a loss of $32.7 million in the previous period, and reported a 14% rise in revenues to $152 million in a…
The Supreme Court on Wednesday cemented most of the provisions of new campaign finance reform laws enacted to rein in the unregulated fund-raising that has fueled federal elections for years.
Disney brass are singing a buoyant tune both for Wall Street and Mouse House employees as execs try to focus attention beyond recent board turmoil to more positive prospects at the conglom.
Studio resistance to the distribution of awards screeners appears to be crumbling, as formerly staunch holdout Warner and other majors have indicated they would supply tapes to the Hollywood Foreign…