Rep. W.J. "Billy" Tauzin (R-La.) on Tuesday instructed the Federal Communications Commission to hurry it up and repeal an ownership rule barring broadcasters from owning a TV station and newspaper in…
U.K. vid-on-demand outfit Video Networks is cutting 300 employees, half of its workforce.
DreamWorks has acquired "Sleepless Knights," a pitch from comicbook scribe Grant Morrisson with director Guillermo del Toro ("Blade 2") attached to helm.
Hollywood's studios, the computer biz and TV makers have forged a fragile anti-piracy alliance that advocates maintain could ultimately save free over-the-air TV.
The legal problems dogging Elie Samaha and his Franchise Pictures have gotten worse. The indie film producer has for months been under criminal investigation by the FBI, which is looking at…
Taking the stand for the second time Tuesday in his ongoing lawsuit against his former partner and longtime friend Jean Doumanian, Woody Allen insisted that the whole matter should simply have been…
Longtime lobbyist Peggy Binzel will leave the media and entertainment biz upon ankling her gig as exec veep of the National Cable & Telecommunications Assn. June 30, the org announced Tuesday.
The conflict that's keeping New York Yankees' games off local cable systems reaching 3 million subscribers ended up in the New York State legislature Tuesday.
A federal court has overturned a ruling that would have forced SonicBlue to track the viewing habits of customers who use its ReplayTV digital video recorder.
The Canuck actors union vowed to "fight for Canadian productions" Sunday at the first national policy confab held in 25 years.
Don't hold your breath waiting for SAG and Hollywood agents to go back to the negotiating table. Screen Actors Guild leaders admit they have gotten nowhere with efforts to restart negotiations over…