I must take exception to Joe Eszterhas' recent guest column ("Stars must quit on-screen ciggies," Dec. 11). ..
Rising costs have forced the WGA's health plan to tighten benefits beginning in April. The disclosure came as part of a recent announcement by WGA West prexy Victoria Riskin to Guild members.
Just as the Grammy nominations were announced in New York, the record biz was quietly celebrating the arrival on Capitol Hill of new Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.
Saddled with nearly $20 billion in debt, Vivendi Universal continued its selective asset trimming Tuesday with the sale of a Hungarian unit to a group led by American Intl. Group.
Liberty Media CEO Robert Bennett reiterated Tuesday that the company wants a controlling stake in Vivendi Universal's U.S. entertainment assets, including music.
The red-hot debate over media ownership rules got even steamier Tuesday as FCC topper Michael Powell gave ground to showbiz guilds and other sectors of the industry opposed to wholesale deregulation.
Hollywood anti-piracy efforts overseas suffered a setback Tuesday when a Norwegian court ruled that the Oslo teen who wrote DeCSS, a popular program that hackers use to unscramble DVD anti-copying…
The Mexican government has given warring broadcasters TV Azteca and Canal 40 three days to sort out their differences or face a possible takeover of Canal 40.
A Gallup poll released Monday found that Republicans do indeed get more of their news from conservative-infused talk radio than do Democrats.
New Democratic FCC commish Jonathan Adelstein made it clear Monday that he's against further consolidation of the media biz, questioning the wisdom of a Republican campaign to relax an unprecedented…
Pressure is building on President Vicente Fox's government to act against TV Azteca after the broadcaster launched a controversial nighttime raid to force a tiny rival, Mexico City news station Canal…