When it comes to writers and actors, studios are finding that they can get more work for less money. One example is the one-step deal for writers, which has been growing in popularity at all the…
After years of getting pummeled in court by the entertainment biz, Internet file swappers are savoring a morsel of sweet revenge. In a stunning reversal of recent legal precedent, a federal judge on…
Sony Pictures -- on the strength of "Spider-Man" and a handful of other pics -- was the brightest spot in parent Sony Corp.'s latest earnings report. But the Japanese giant's profit came in below…
Vivendi Universal's vidgame unit held a coming-out party Thursday, presenting itself for the first time as a reorganized, unified company, rather than a haphazard collection of sometimes competing…
Move over war corespondents, Hollywood just took the embedding process one step further. Reality TV producer Bertram van Munster and the Pentagon have joined forces to grab a piece of the action in…
The White House Thursday threw the full weight of the Oval Office and the administration behind FCC Commissioner Michael Powell's desire to wrap up work on new media ownership rules June 2.
HBO Films has begun production on "Brooklyn." Pic will explore class and race issues, centering on the daily interactions of patrons at a struggling Brooklyn diner.
Chalk up another round for the record labels in their fight against online music piracy.
New York-area cabler Cablevision got the FCC's blessing to again delay the launch of its floundering Rainbow DBS project until Aug. 31, but the likelihood of its actually bowing a programming service…
Net earnings were down significantly in the second quarter for Toronto-based producer and broadcaster Corus Entertainment, but the company's earnings a year earlier were inflated by C$14.3 million…
Scandinavia's Modern Times Group (MTG) posted a 7% increase in revenues for the first quarter 2003 to 1.5 billion Swedish kroner ($183 million), up from $171 million a year ago.