Hollywood studios are expected to back the Directors Guild of America in a legal move today against companies and stores that rent and sell sanitized versions of films.
Barry Diller's home shopping company USA Interactive has announced a corporate reshuffling and reorganization into three new operating divisions.
French police went sniffing for evidence of financial misdeeds at Vivendi Universal's Paris headquarters, its telco subsid Cegetel and at the homes of former CEO Jean-Marie Messier on Thursday…
Hollywood on Wednesday commended the Bush Administration for reaching a bilateral trade agreement with Chile that would lift tariffs on American movies and music, as well as securing assurances that…
If media execs are correct, consumer newspapers will see more black ink next year. At the UBS Warburg Conference in New York, honchos from the New York Times, Tribune and Dow Jones companies…
Actors' Equity Assn., seeking closer ties with SAG and AFTRA, has proposed a summit meeting among top staffers and elected leaders of the three unions.
The Recording Industry Assn. of America took a battering ram -- literally -- to the music-piracy racket this week, teaming with Secret Service agents to stage the biggest raid to date on a sprawling…
Helmers are no longer seen as just teammembers in Europe but as leaders who hold the copyright for their work, says a new report from the European Commission.
A copyright lawsuit over authorship of the script for "Sonny," Nicolas Cage's directorial debut, has been settled. Plaintiff Robert Dellinger, a longtime TV writer, said he was pleased with the…
This month's passing of TV pioneers Roone Arledge and Edgar J. Scherick, along with the death of Sylvester "Pat" Weaver earlier this year, leaves few living television pioneers.
To the Editor: Mr. Bart’s timely column about Winona Ryder (“Why Celebrities Self-Destruct,” Nov. 10) reminds one that, to be free, we must assume total responsibility for ourselves. Miss Ryder may…