The Writers Guild of America has started the final step in its current negotiations, mailing out ratification ballots on a new three-year master contract to its 12,000 members of the Writers Guild of…
Discovery Comms. has beefed up its international sales catalog by adding more than 600 hours of new releases to its Mip TV slate, managed by Discovery Enterprises Intl.
The latest small-screen recreation of the Borgias' reign is shaping up to repeat the success of that other recent TV renaissance bodice-ripper "The Tudors."
Walt Disney's long-awaited theme park in China's financial capital Shanghai is expected to break ground on Friday, and the $3.7 billion plant will open for business in the city's Pudong district in…
China is undergoing a broadcast boom these days, and revenues from China's TV and radio biz exceeded $32 billion (210 billion yuan) last year, according to data from media regulator the State…
Alec Baldwin and Kevin Spacey were to appear before a House appropriations subcommittee hearing on Tuesday to push against proposed cuts to arts funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and to…
Ari Berman of the Nation writes about the man who will be leading President Obama's reelection effort: Jim Messina. He warns that there is some consternation among Democrats that what we're in for is…
In the wake of a September decision mandating higher digital royalties on Eminem's early recordings, a federal class action has been filed by Rick James' estate against Universal Music Group.
The Associated Press reports that Katie Couric will end a five-year run as anchor of the “CBS Evening News” in June, when her contract expires. The AP cited a senior executive at the network as a…
Brit rapper Ben Drew, also known as Plan B, has been cast alongside Ray Winstone in helmer-scribe Nick Love's ("The Football Factory") feature adaptation of 1970s Brit cult TV series "The Sweeney."
Italy's Rainbow Studios and top Russian commercial broadcaster CTC have reupped their "Winx Club" volume deal at Mip TV to include new installments in the hit animated series, now co-produced with…