MSNBC pulled something of a scrooge act Christmas Eve, announcing it was canceling Jesse Ventura's frosh talkshow after 12 episodes. Troubled from the start, the hourlong "Jesse Ventura's America"…
Comedian Lenny Bruce, who lost a landmark First Amendment battle in 1964 when he was convicted of obscenity charges following a performance at a Greenwich Village nightclub, was posthumously pardoned…
Bruce Springsteen's run through baseball and football stadiums drove in the biggest business in the concert world in 2003, followed by a woman whose tour was limited to a single city.
Holiday gift-givers stormed CD retailers in the week that ended the Sunday before Christmas, spiking sales for more than 90% of the albums in the top 200. In a week of only two debuts, those rises…
Comcast's efforts to boost its programming assets and subscriber reach will be rewarded next month when it is expected to acquire Paul Allen's computer-info channel TechTV to merge it with Comcast's…
Predictably, New Line's "Return of the King" again ruled the box office over the long Christmas weekend, but "Cheaper By the Dozen" proved a surprise hit and "Peter Pan" got a lump of coal.
Belgian cabler Telenet said last week that it had placed 500 million euros ($621 million) in senior notes and $320 million in senior discount notes to repay bank debts and deferred acquisition costs…
Two gay guys and two legit giants make for one Broadway revival. Clear Channel is joining with the Nederlanders to bring "La Cage aux Folles" back to Gotham next season. The musical version of the…