SAG and AFTRA are prepping campaigns costing hundreds of thousands of dollars to persuade 135,000 members of the need to merge the nation's leading performers unions.
Spain's largest media group, Prisa, stood firm in 2002, posting full-year net profits of e82.1 million ($88.2 million), 7% higher than in 2001. Revenue increased 1.6% to $1.3 billion.
Bertelsmann patriarch Reinhard Mohn has rattled the German media group by giving more control to his wife, Liz Mohn, and questioning the ability of company execs.
A court has issued an arrest warrant for former Radio-Television Serbia (RTS) chief exec Dragoljub Milanovic, who has gone into hiding after losing an appeal to overturn a 10-year sentence for his…
Ted Turner's Civil War epic "Gods and Generals" hits theaters amid a drumbeat of speculation that the CNN founder's current battle with AOL Time Warner may be as bitter, and as bloody, as the North…
Showbizzers, it's time to mark your calendars: It's about 245 days until the SAG/AFTRA commercials contract expires -- and the two unions are again in no hurry to start negotiations.
The Broadway companies of "Les Miserables" and "The Phantom of the Opera" are set to hold studio rehearsals next week with so-called virtual orchestras -- a new technology that offers musical…
With Republican FCC commish Kevin Martin staging a palace coup on Thursday and joining with Democrats on a key vote, agency topper Michael Powell can no longer necessarily count on a Republican…
Blockbuster Video and the major Hollywood studios won another court battle against independent retailers when a California Superior Court judge Thursday dismissed an antitrust lawsuit filed against…
Norwegian media concern Schibsted surprised financial analysts by turning 2001's $55.2 million deficit into a $47 million profit before tax last year.
Economic malaise continues to hamper Hollywood studios, with word most recently of a couple of dozen layoffs in Universal facilities staff and a hiring freeze at Disney World.