SAG and AFTRA are likely to close a significant portion of the 30-plus offices outside Hollywood and Gotham, should the current proposal to combine the performers' unions be voted down.
Author J.K. Rowling sued the Daily News for $100 million Wednesday after the newspaper obtained an early copy of her new Harry Potter novel and published a preview, the book's U.S. publisher said.
The squabble over Spike continues to sting Viacom. On Tuesday, Viacom said in court papers that it had already initiated a $50 million national ad and marketing campaign, $30 million of which would…
Just when things were looking up for Penthouse Intl. -- its OTC stock, available since December, was trading high -- the Securities & Exchange Commission slapped the House of Guccione with an…
Even though most analysts believe Washington antitrust cops will ultimately approve News Corp.'s $6.6 billion deal with DirecTV, topper Rupert Murdoch has been put through the paces this week.
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) was forced to backpedal Wednesday from statements he made in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in which he advocated the use of aggressive antipiracy technology…
British author Barbara Taylor Bradford has been sued for defamation by the writer she claims plagiarized her blockbuster, "A Woman of Substance," to create a TV miniseries in India called "Karishma…
Jack Valenti, Hollywood's man on the Potomac for nearly four decades, will take the first formal steps toward recruiting a successor at the end of the month.
Reps of SAG and AFTRA have hammered out an initial proposal for the upcoming commercials contract negotiations, three years after thesps staged the longest strike in Hollywood history.
A committee of senior music executives will meet today to interview candidates to replace Hilary Rosen, the outgoing head of the Recording Industry Assn. of America and one of Washington's best-known…