Peru's Elvira de la Puente blends two passions -- acting and politics. A stage, film and TV actress, de la Puente was still filming the local soap "Pobre Diabla" in 2000 when she was elected to…
The shareholder litigation challenging Disney's $140 million 1996 severance payout to Michael Ovitz has moved into the discovery process.
Longtime media and entertainment financial analyst Christopher Dixon is ankling UBS Warburg -- the latest big-name departure as Wall Street firms continue to retrench.
Vivendi Universal broke a six-day silence about a management shakeup at Canal Plus Group on Thursday, also announcing that the troubled pay TV group would not be floated or sold.
Reminding the divided ranks that he's in control, Federal Communications Commission chair Michael Powell made it clear Thursday that Democratic commish Michael Copps had no authority to schedule…
Pixar posted a 31% jump in fourth-quarter profit Thursday as the Steve Jobs-controlled animation studio closed the year with monstrous homevid revenue from Disney co-production "Monsters, Inc."
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton said Thursday that the L.A. law firm has named three more partners for its newly formed entertainment practice.
Gemstar-TV Guide International has reached a settlement with the U.S. Dept. of Justice over allegations of collusion, or "unlawful coordination of activities," between Gemstar and TV Guide before the…
At least one Wall Street analyst is confident that cable operators will not be facing the tidal wave of programming costs feared by some investors in this week's aftermath of Time Warner Cable's…
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