New Line Cinema veteran Mary K. Donovan will ankle her post as exec VP of corporate affairs after a 14-year tenure with the studio in various executive publicity positions.
EMI has joined Universal Music Group in the legal onslaught against Bertelsmann over its financial support of pioneering peer-to-peer purveyor Napster, and industry sources say Sony Music may…
Lorenzo Soria was elected president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. for the year 2003-04 at the annual election meeting.
Four directors of bankrupt cabler Adelphia Communications said Wednesday they plan to step down once replacements are found for the nine-member board.
The music biz can't pin all of its recent sales woes on file-swapping pirates, according to a study of Net-savvy consumers' buying habits over the past year. Results were unveiled Wednesday by the…
A wrangle between rights holders of the "Asterix and Obelix" comicbooks and Claude Berri's Renn Prods. threatens to put the kibosh on tentpole pic "Asterix 3: Asterix in Spain," jeopardizing the…
Despite the latest blow dealt to Martha Stewart on Wednesday -- a nine-count criminal indictment, which caused her to step down as chairman and CEO of her eponymous company -- advertisers will likely…
Vivendi Universal is considering an initial public offering of Vivendi Universal Entertainment as a "fallback" if it doesn't like the bids that come in later this month for its U.S. showbiz assets…
Though no constituency claimed to be entirely satisfied with the FCC’s latest relaxation of media ownership rules Monday, the big guys got more of what they hoped for than other parties did…
Now that the army of cinefiles, dealmakers, critics,and fest junkies has retreated from Cannes and embarked on post-mortems, the people who run other festivals are tuned in with fascination. For the…