Fallen German TV tycoon Leo Kirch is still making headlines a year after his bankruptcy, as suggestions arise that he may have secretly engineered Werner Klatten's buyout of Munich kidvidder EM.TV.
After successfully mounting a legal challenge to prevent the Brazilian government from forcing it to invest in local movies, United Intl. Pictures, the foreign distrib arm of Universal and Paramount…
Showbiz execs are bracing themselves for change now that new President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has appointed the key government ministers that oversee the entertainment industry.
For the movie biz, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled just in the nick of time, deciding last week to uphold a new law extending the life of a copyright.
"Ogu and Mampato in Rapa Nui" marks a fair start for the fledgling Chilean animation industry. Displaying a bit too much dependence on the Katzenberg style of Disney filmmaking, pic combines the…
Judd Payne, former VP at the Steve Tisch Co., has joined Matthew Rhodes as a partner in Persistent Entertainment.
Four of the five FCC commissioners Thursday said they're stumped, frustrated and downright scared courts will toss out key restrictions on media ownership -- unless they're handed hard data showing…
Handing the entertainment biz an enormous win Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a 1998 law giving Hollywood nearly a century before having to release copyrighted pics into the public domain…
Charter Communications shares lost almost 13% of their value Wednesday, closing at $1.29, as Moody's credit rating agency issued a damning downgrade on the cable operator's $21 billion in outstanding…
Netflix, the 4-year-old online DVD service, trimmed its net loss and bulked up on subscribers as it continued to prove the viability of its overnight DVD mail order rental service.
The Grey Lady may be taking a dip in the fountain of youth.