Indie labels and artists' reps hit Capitol Hill Tuesday in an 11th-hour bid to push through a new royalty rate webcasters will have to pay for music streamed on the Internet.
The collapsing Kirch empire has sold its stake in production company Constantin Film in a $26 million cash-and-stock deal as it continues to fight insolvency, it revealed Tuesday.
Members of the Writers Guild of America East have ratified a three-year deal with ABC covering 180 newsroom employees in New York and Washington, D.C.
Vivendi Universal buried the hatchet with Rupert Murdoch by selling its 14% stake in his Blighty satcaster BSkyB in a $2.5 billion deal Tuesday -- only to start a new row with the mogul over a…
A group of Advanced Medien shareholders has filed a suit in a Munich court against former managers of the film-rights dealer alleging false figures.
No. 2 radio satcaster Sirius Satellite Radio posted a deeper loss for the first quarter of 2002, but the company said it plans to expand its staggered rollout to 10 more states and remains on target…
Skyrocketing costs have landed the actors' health care plan -- jointly administered by SAG and the Hollywood studios -- in critical condition.
IATSE delegates from four Western states have endorsed SAG's attempt to enforce contracts on shoots outside the U.S.
In at least a temporary reprieve for the creative community, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that a new law making it illegal to post on the Internet sexually explicit content that can be seen by kids…
Manager Brad Grey and Brillstein-Grey Entertainment go on trial today, accused by producer Bo Zenga of cheating him out of profits on hugely successful pic "Scary Movie."
Nudging corporate America toward cleaner and clearer financial reporting, Standard & Poor's will change the way it calculates profit for the group of companies in its influential S&P 500 stock index.