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…
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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…
The Mip TV programming mart in Cannes got off to a rocking start on Monday with a slew of high-profile deals, including several scripted format pacts.
FremantleMedia is generating "significant revenues and significant profits" from social network games based on its two veteran properties "The Price Is Right" and "Family Feud" in the U.S. and Canada.
President Obama announced his reelection bid today, in a video to supporters, "It Begins With Us," and the launch of a newly designed website. Obama wrote in a e-mail blast, "We're doing this now…
Discovery Networks Intl. has commissioned Darlow Smithson Prods. to produce "MegaQuake: Hour That Shook Japan," a one-hour special examining the recent events that have devastated Japan.
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