The government has given the movie biz a qualified thumbs-up on its marketing cleanup efforts, but gave the music biz a less glowing review. Studios may have stopped deliberately marketing violent…
IATSE Local 695, a Hollywood union repping 1,400 sound/video technicians and TV engineers, has backed investigating possible penalties against producers that use Canadian subsidies on projects…
Kirch Media creditor banks, now calling the shots at the company, will begin reviewing offers for the fallen broadcasting giant today.
Vivendi Universal said Friday that it plans to sell 6% of publicly traded construction subsid Vinci in a continuing effort to pare down debt.
A group of Christian broadcasters gathered outside the Justice Dept. last week to protest the proposed merger of satcasters EchoStar and DirecTV, charging that the partners are hostile to religious…
Those pesky government auditors now have their eyes on the ad biz. With stock scandals involving Enron, ImClone and WorldCom still roiling on Wall Street, ad holding company Omnicom has drawn the…
AOL Time Warner lost 2 million cable subs last week in a rejiggered pact with partner Advance/Newhouse. The stock was hit and new topper Richard Parsons lambasted. Yet many on Wall Street give the…
He may be down, but he's definitely not out. Bankrupt media mogul Leo Kirch has turned his year-long battle with publisher Axel Springer into a legal war.
Just how supportive the French members of Vivendi U's board of governors will be of embattled chairman Jean-Marie Messier in coming months is an intriguing question.
Rupert Murdoch must be pinching himself after his three-day trip to Italy last week to push forward News Corp.'s $1.5 billion takeover bid for Telepiu, owned by Vivendi Universal.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real1Daily:$2.4M Cumulative:$34.5M Sony / TriStar -2.10%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$205.3M Disney -15.02%
Rio 23Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$79.6M Fox -28.13%