To the editor: What’s in a name? Plenty. You would think Hollywood would learn from its mistakes — specifically in the Department of Terrible Titles. The good films (The Shawshank Redemption), the…
Few TV shows have terrorized Hollywood's movie star community as effectively as "Celebrities Uncensored," a reality skein on E! shot by the paparazzi who prowl the Sunset Strip, capturing embarassing…
Last summer, I remember seeing the enormous press visibility garnered by the breakout show of 2003, “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” and feeling a sense of unease. Don’t get me wrong: GLAAD loves…
The National Endowment for the Arts figures that what the world needs now is a few more critics. The NEA said it will establish three Arts Journalism Institutes that will focus on improving arts…
Contract talks for showbiz writers have relaunched amid pessimism that the monthlong stalemate between scribes and companies will be resolved any time soon.
Discovery Networks U.S. has promoted Bill Goodwyn from exec VP to president of affiliate sales and marketing.
Howard Stern has been warning of his own demise for years -- but with the departure of Viacom's Mel Karmazin, the shock jock who cried wolf may finally have real reason to worry.
Journalist Anita Busch has sued imprisoned private investigator Anthony Pellicano, alleging he orchestrated a campaign to harass her at the behest of an unnamed law firm.
Gemstar-TV Guide Intl. has promoted Ryan O'Hara from chief operating officer of its TV Games (TVG) Network to president.
In the digital age, the launch of the summer movie season also means the launch of a new wave of antipiracy tactics by the studios.