Embattled Gemstar-TV Guide Intl. said Friday the U.S. Intl. Trade Commission has declined to review a previous judgment against the company in a patent infringement lawsuit.
What's one sibling more or less? A lot more circulation, if the brouhaha in the Swedish tabloids over a 5-year-old son and just-discovered secret heir to the estate of Swedish media mogul Jan…
Nothing is ever certain at SAG -- except for star power. On Aug. 26, the Screen Actors Guild launched its first election since the raucous rerun contest last March, and celeb candidates have weighed…
"Sign Up and Join a Class Action," prods the Web site of law firm Shiffrin & Barroway, offering a pop-up screen with 37 targets ranging from AOL Time Warner to Charter Communications, from Martha…
In one of the week's more astonishing announcements, Sony said it would stop making Betamax VCRs so it can concentrate on digital video and other products that people actually buy.
Madison Avenue is mad for celebrities -- and the stars are responding in droves to the admiration. Movie and TV celebs are lending their voices and images to sell everything from cell phones and…
The American Civil Liberties Union filed suit Thursday against AMC Entertainment on behalf of two Afghan-American patrons who allegedly were tossed out of the circuit's AMC Block 30 theater in Orange.
A New York City ethics board Thursday outlined measures requiring media maven and Mayor Michael Bloomberg to sell at least $45 million worth of stock over the next three months and recuse himself…
More than a dozen of Hollywood's top helmers have been sued by a tiny Denver video chain that rents sanitized versions of their films in a preemptive strike against an expected DGA lawsuit.
SAG is under pressure to delay setting a Jan. 3 "drop-dead" date for agents to sign its master franchise agreement.
Battered Gallic conglom Vivendi Universal will make a small dent in its towering o18 billion ($17.7 billion) debt load today when it is expected to announce the sale of a package of French publishing…