The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has ruled there's nothing wrong with a new law banning a pirate broadcaster from operating a low-power FM radio station.
Brazil's leading cabler Net Servicos has tapped Francisco Tosta Valim Filho as CEO, fueling speculation of a pending sale.
Studios and exhibs have relented somewhat in their move to take away the free-admission perk from SAG members during awards season and have started scheduling special screenings for Guild members.
The record business has fired back in its ongoing battle with Net-access provider Verizon over the identities of copyright offenders on its network, asking a judge not to stay a subpoena ordering…
Warner Bros. has appointed Catriona Booth to the new post of director of intl. corporate communications. Booth will be the major's spokesperson in Europe, reponsible for corporate and business press…
Here's the way things used to be: Talent managers were guys who hung around nightclubs, scouting for talent. They took pride in guiding the careers of performers and maintaining oversight of over the…
There were actually two Powells trying to control the message last week -- with varying degrees of success. The elder, of course, was U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, who presented the Bush…
Metromedia Square --the birthplace of the Fox network -- is no more. Also known as Fox Television Center (from 1986 to 2000), the site --where Barry Diller and company first announced plans to launch…
Just as stars are required to open a big film, they're also the key to opening a big trial. Set to appear Feb. 10 in the High Court in London are Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, as they…
The 65-year effort to marry SAG and AFTRA may finally take -- though it's never a sure thing when SAG is involved. The latest attempt is being pitched as "a consolidation" rather than a merger…
Movie and TV stars, directors and other industryites took to the streets last month to protest the reinstatement of a 10% VAT -- value added tax -- which had been suspended for eight years.