In the absence of a clear strategic pronouncement from chief executive Jean-Rene Fourtou, press-fueled speculation over the future of Vivendi Universal is circulating in overdrive. If the current…
After nearly two years of negotiation, AT&T and AOL Time Warner are on the cusp of announcing a deal to trade the telco's 27% stake in the jointly held Time Warner Entertainment for a $9 billion…
Multinational advertising behemoth the WPP Group sent a troubling message about the state of the global media economy Tuesday when it reported a painful 17% profit slide during the first half of the…
Martha Stewart on Tuesday turned over phone and email records to a Capitol Hill committee investigating whether she profited from insider information when selling more than 4,000 shares in a company…
SAG prexy Melissa Gilbert has defended CEO Bob Pisano's recent move to close many of SAG's branch offices.
Entertainment promotions and marketing companies McCabes and Haymarket Advertising have combined to form the outfit M+H Communications.
Vivendi Universal's planned e10 billion ($9.8 billion) in divestitures does not include entertainment, environment, music, telecom or publishing assets other than Houghton Mifflin. But longer term…
The Screen Actors Guild has reached an out-of-court settlement in a wrongful termination-racial discrimination suit by a former contracts administrator, its fourth such deal in less than a year.
Attorneys for Courtney Love are expected to ask for yet another extension today in the rock diva's protracted court dispute with her label, Universal Music Group, in order to continue talks aimed at…
A Mumbai court has rejected former Bollywood actress Parveen Babi's claims to have proof that film star Sanjay Dutt was involved in the 1993 bomb blasts that killed 300 in the city, India's movie and…
Reveille, the Universal TV Group-based production company led by Ben Silverman, has pacted with director Linda Mendoza and scribe Rick Najera to develop projects geared toward the Latino market.