With expectations dampened by the still-shaky economy, the Directors Guild of America reached a tentative three-year deal Tuesday with the majors on a new master contract.
Fred Upton, a Republican congressman from Michigan, will succeed Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) as chairman of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, which has an important say over the broadcast and…
Elizabeth Edwards died this morning, after a long battle with breast cancer. She was 61. The family released a statement, per CNN: "Elizabeth Anania Edwards, mother, author, advocate died today at…
Smoking Gun has obtained a series of complaints sent to the FCC over Bristol Palin's appearance — and surprising success — on "Dancing with the Stars." There was considerable outcry when Palin made…
Italian DVD label Rarovideo has inked its first U.S. distrib deal, with plans to release restored Italian classics on DVD via E1 Entertainment.
A potential roadblock has emerged in the proposed settlement of Ken Osmond's class-action suit over how the Screen Actors Guild disburses money collected from foreign tax revenues.
Ethiopa's "Atletu" and the Israeli-U.S. docu "Budrus" have won the top narrative and docu prizes at the Bahamas Film Festival.
For the first time in many years, the National Association of Television Program Executives will hold its annual convention in Miami, Fla., home of showbiz language-translation firm The Kitchen.
France Televisions Distribution, the sales arm of the Gallic pubcaster, came out top at the 17th French Film and TV Producers Assn. awards on Monday night in Paris, winning in two of the three…
Berlin Film Festival director Dieter Kosslick has invited Iranian helmer Jafar Panahi, jailed by Iran for three months this year for making films critical of the government, to join the fest's…
There was a moment in today’s appellate arguments over Prop 8 when the attorney for the proponents, Charles Cooper, contended that such a ban on same-sex marriage is needed because opposite sex…