Melanie Cook, a top dealmaker and name partner at Bloom, Hergott, Diemer & Cook, is ankling the firm to join legal powerhouse Ziffren, Brittenham, Branca, Fischer, Gilbert-Lurie & Stiffelman as of…
Federal Communications Commission topper Michael Powell wowed telecom lawyers -- and even reporters -- last week with a spoof of the Christmas perennial "It's a Wonderful Life."
SAG and AFTRA will take another step on joint initiatives today, signaling that the nation's top performers unions may be moving toward a merger.
The Federal Communications Commission is tossing around a plan to let cablers who don't have much of a financial stake in programming expand the most.
Playing tough guy, CBS parent company Viacom has threatened to shelve all hi-def programming next year if the Federal Communications Commission doesn't protect broadcast TV from Internet piracy.
Hollywood's majors have decided it's time to put the CleanFlicks genie back in the bottle. The studios have filed copyright and trademark infringement claims against CleanFlicks and 14 other…
Yoko Ono and Paul McCartney are not giving peace a chance. Attorneys for the widow of former Beatle John Lennon are examining whether she has legal recourse after McCartney reversed the traditional…
Stan Lee has inked with Endeavor for representation. Tenpercentery will also rep Lee's budding production shingle Pow! Entertainment.
Canada's competition watchdog is urging the government to ease foreign ownership restrictions on the broadcast, cable and telecom industries to get extra capital into the sector.
Chris Tucker, the lone wolf thesp who has eschewed agency representation for years, is running with the pack. He's signed with Endeavor.
As bad as AOL Time Warner managers must feel about their tanking stock options, things could be worse. Look at Ted Turner.