Tradition is a good thing, and it’s understandable that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and ABC want to maintain a sense of continuity in the Oscarcast. But there’s a fine line between…
With Comcast poised to alter the programming landscape, this seems like the right time to examine what can be done to save broadcast television from total extinction. There is, in fact, a very simple…
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Disney wrapped up a weeklong hearing on the so-called "trash motion" in the Winnie the Pooh case by telling the judge the proceeding was about the honor and integrity of the court and that the rules…
It was another cash infusion in 2004 and a sober look back at 2003 for Gemstar-TV Guide Tuesday as it announced a $190 million litigation settlement and licensing deal with EchoStar on the same day…
Cablevision turned in a ho-hum assortment of full-year and fourth-quarter 2003 financial results Tuesday, sending shares of the Dolan family cabler down 3.5% despite prospects that the company may…
Gotham-based Marvel Enterprises on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter 2003 net profit of $13.5 million, compared with a loss of around $49 million a year earlier, despite a slight falloff in total sales…
Senate Democrats will try to impose more restrictive rules on how many TV stations a company can own.
The U.S. attorney has filed charges against a Sherman Oaks man alleged to have sold illegal copies of "Big Fish" made from an Academy screener traced to actress Hanna Hertelendy.
"Navy SEALS" screenwriter Chuck Pfarrer, a former member of the commando group, is calling for the resignation of WGA West president Charles Holland over ongoing questions about his military…
One of the favorites of the television news biz, the public opinion poll, is being exported to Iraq.