Radio company execs who banned the Dixie Chicks from their stations earlier this year got their own feathers ruffled Tuesday at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
SAG treasurer Kent McCord, one of the most vocal critics of SAG prexy Melissa Gilbert, has decided to challenge her for the presidency of the guild.
With just over a week to go before Cablevision launches its Rainbow DBS satellite and with an SEC accounting probe now under way at its Rainbow Media programming unit, questions are orbiting over…
DirecTV has become the first U.S. distributor to agree to carry a pay-per-view service directed at a gay and lesbian audience.
Determined to recoup losses incurred in the cable industry's biggest financial scandals to date, Adelphia Communications and its bond holders are seeking retribution from the company's 450-plus…
Despite dwindling ad revenues and recent calls for a hike in TV viewer fees, German pubcaster ZDF posted a financial surplus of e46.1 million ($52.2 million), nearly $15 million more than expected…
The Writers Guild of America West has launched a program to help lower-paid scribes keep their health insurance if they lose their coverage due to the heightened earnings requirement.
Dust off the letterhead. Viacom and helmer Spike Lee have settled their legal tussle regarding TNN's rebranding as Spike TV. As a result, State Supreme Court judge Walter Tolub on Monday lifted his…
Bertelsmann AG's chairman of the supervisory board, Gerd Schulte-Hillen, has announced his resignation as supervisory board chairman of the group's print unit Gruner + Jahr (G+J), complying with the…
In a preemptive bid, New Line Cinema has acquired the sci-fi action-comedy pitch "Planet Terry" by comic creator Rob Liefeld in a deal valued at mid-six against seven figures.