There was no "Hollywood Ten" or a lengthy blacklist of directors and producers, but Sen. Joe McCarthy was no fan of showbiz. The U.S. Senate last week unsealed more than 4,000 pages of transcripts of…
Eric Mika has rejoined Variety Inc. in the U.K. office as managing director, international, overseeing foreign sales.
Peace moves between India and Pakistan could help the ailing Bollywood film industry, which is losing millions of dollars to pirates, according to media analysts.
DVD/video piracy is growing alarmingly in Australia and eating into the B.O. potential of major films, prompting the film, video and pay TV industries to form a coalition to lobby federal and state…
Danish pubcaster TV2/Danmark, which is partly financed by commercials, posted a $5.4 million profit after tax in 2002, down from $9.7 million in 2001.
News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch defended his deal to acquire control of DirecTV Thursday against claims that allowing the megamerger would be letting the proverbial fox into the satcaster hen house.
A Florida law firm has filed a class-action suit in New York federal court against Acclaim Entertainment, claiming the troubled vidgame publisher gave false information about its financial…
In a plea for SAG solidarity, board member Richard Dreyfuss has asked for civility in the ongoing battles within the union. Dreyfuss made the appeal Thursday in an open letter to Screen Actors Guild…
Revolution Studios has optioned the "Jingle Belle" graphic novels from writer Paul Dini to develop as a live-action laffer revolving around Santa Claus' rebellious teen daughter.
Primedia's Media Central Group is being dismantled and the group's magazine titles reassigned to other Primedia divisions.
Opponents of relaxing media ownership regs in Washington got a little creative in their attacks on FCC topper Michael Powell Wednesday.