James Murdoch, the new CEO of Blighty satcaster BSkyB, part owned by father Rupert, has promised that family ties will have no influence on his new role.
In a further sign that the merger of leading ITV shareholders Granada and Carlton boils down to a Granada takeover, a Granada topper has been appointed ad sales chair of the new conglom.
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Charles Busch had a better day in court Friday than Rosie O'Donnell. Busch is the book writer on O'Donnell's musical "Taboo," and both found themselves in court on the same day, though on opposite…
Press and onlookers expecting high courtroom drama during Rosie O'Donnell's second day on the witness stand would have been disappointed. O'Donnell was questioned for the first part of the morning by…
Italy's prosecutors investigating against mogul turned Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi for suspicious TV deals will fly to Hollywood at the end of the month to clarify the terms of the contracts…
George Spiro Dibie, who has headed the cinematographers guild in Hollywood since 1984, has announced he will retire from the post next May in order to spend more time with his family.
Universal Studios Home Video will stop sending DVD screeners to retailers, effective immediately.
Days after the Chicago Film Critics Assn. announced its intention to suspend this year's annual film awards in protest of the screener ban, two of the org's most visible members, Roger Ebert and…
With only months to go before it offloads Universal to NBC, Vivendi Universal on Friday posted flat third-quarter revenues for VUE at $1.5 billion, while revs fell at the rest of the conglom's…
AFTRA members have ratified a new contract with major record labels BMG, EMI Music, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group.
With screeners nixed for all but Academy members, studios are asking kudos voters in other orgs and journalists to see their pics on the bigscreen to truly enjoy the moviegoing experience.