Troubled Canuck TV company Cinar has expanded its lawsuit against former execs Ronald Weinberg and Hasanain Panju to approximately C$88 million ($57 million).
The film biz, from Hollywood to New York to Sundance, last week was abuzz with talk of Sherry Lansing stepping down from her longtime job at Paramount. The rumor must be accurate, it was reasoned…
The principal auteurs of the AOL Time Warner merger have been cuffed around in the press. Gerald Levin and Steve Case are not on anyone's list to run for public office.
Craig Hitchcock has been promoted to publishing director of Variety Inc. and Cathy Field has been hired as managing director of marketing.
Broadway publicizes its shows, charities and discount tickets. But never before has it placed ads to focus public attention on union contract negotiations. Last week, Local 802 of the American…
The topic of media ownership will get further airing next week when Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) holds a congressional hearing on massive consolidation in the radio biz, which has allowed Clear Channel…
With commercial contract talks expected to launch soon, SAG and AFTRA leaders have stressed a united front in the face of the growing power of mega-congloms.
SAG and AFTRA have been looking the other way when members perform non-union work on cable nets.
Add book publishing to the mix of sports and cable holdings AOL Time Warner may dump as it seeks to pare down a massive $26 billion debt load.
Microsoft released a digital tool kit that will make it easier to create piracy-defeating "second sessions" for music and other material on CDs.
International watchdog Human Rights Watch has slammed the Serbian government of Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic for meddling in the affairs of Yugoslavia's top commercial networks.