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  1. What's Behind Big Media's Big TV Push Into Europe

    5:00 am PDT 10/22/2014
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    Viacom, Fox and Discovery swoop across the Atlantic for megadeals as regulation-laden China presents more "ongoing risk" READ MORE

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  2. CAA Partners Sign 5-Year Deals as TPG Ups Stake

    5:00 am PDT 10/22/2014
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    The investor increased its stake in the agency from 35 percent to 53 percent, partly in response to WME's ballooning size thanks to its May acquisition of IMG READ MORE

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  3. Kenny G Riles Chinese Government With Appearance at Hong Kong Protest

    4:16 am PDT 10/22/2014
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    The smooth jazz saxophonist left politicians in Beijing decidedly unimpressed READ MORE

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  4. Sony Pictures Park and Smurfs Zone Set for Planned Dubai Theme Park

    3:11 am PDT 10/22/2014
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    Part of Motiongate Dubai, it will include 'Ghostbusters,' 'Zombieland,' 'Hotel Transylvania' and other attractions READ MORE

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  5. Japanese TV Execs Share Social Media Strategies at Tokyo Content Market

    1:47 am PDT 10/22/2014
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    Japanese is the second most tweeted language, with local producers devising innovative social media strategies READ MORE

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  6. Judge Rules That Flavor of Pizza Isn't Entitled to Trademark Protection

    5:35 pm PDT 10/21/2014
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    The plating of food, on the other hand... READ MORE

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  7. 'The Knick' Star Eric Johnson Signs With WME (Exclusive)

    5:24 pm PDT 10/21/2014
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    The actor plays aspiring surgeon Everett Gallinger on the Cinemax drama READ MORE

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  8. 'Goodfellas' Actor Suing Fox for $250 Million Over 'Simpsons' Mob Character

    4:26 pm PDT 10/21/2014
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    Frank Sivero says the character of "Louie" is him READ MORE

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  9. How Entertainment Companies Are Fighting Lawsuits Over Disclosures of Who's Watching

    1:18 pm PDT 10/21/2014
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    As HBO, CBS and ESPN launch online subscription services, they will have to be mindful of a 1988 law that has sparked widespread privacy claims READ MORE

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  10. Activist Investor Daniel Loeb Sells Sony Stake

    12:00 pm PDT 10/21/2014
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    He had been a harsh critic of the electronics and entertainment conglomerate READ MORE

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  11. Judge Scolds Hollywood Sex Accuser for Lying in Court (Exclusive)

    9:15 am PDT 10/21/2014
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    Michael Egan claimed that he had no help authoring detailed legal papers, then switched his answer after the judge warned him not to lie READ MORE

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  12. Steve Ballmer Reveals Why He Bought the L.A. Clippers, Plans for the Team

    8:58 am PDT 10/21/2014
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    "There's just no sport as great as basketball," the former Microsoft CEO says of his longtime desire to own an NBA team READ MORE

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  13. Hungarian Fund Denies Backing to Historic Epic

    7:42 am PDT 10/21/2014
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    Award-winning director Gyorgy Palfi's bid for money was voted down READ MORE

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  14. Ousted Hollywood Rehab Leaders Ousted Yet Again From Another Facility (Exclusive)

    7:30 am PDT 10/21/2014
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    The troubled couple behind the former One80Center, which shut down last year following a THR probe, has closed their follow-up facility due to lack of funds READ MORE

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  15. Fox Rooting for Giants-Royals World Series to Last Seven Games

    5:00 am PDT 10/21/2014
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    The baseball playoffs helped establish Fox Sports 1 even though those games got millions fewer viewers than last season READ MORE

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  16. Verizon Third-Quarter Pay-TV Subscriber Growth Slows Compared With Year-Ago Period

    4:41 am PDT 10/21/2014
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    The telecom giant added 114,000 FiOS TV subscribers in the latest period READ MORE

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  17. International Business Themes Dominate Tokyo Market Seminars

    4:33 am PDT 10/21/2014
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    Growing need for content in emerging markets and even HBO's decision to launch a standalone online service are topics in Tokyo READ MORE

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  18. Google, Legendary and Others Invest $542M in Magic Leap

    4:00 am PDT 10/21/2014
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    The Florida-based company seeks to revolutionize visual technology READ MORE

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  19. BBC Worldwide Strikes First-Look Deal With TV Producer Red Planet

    3:47 am PDT 10/21/2014
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    'Death in Paradise,' 'The Nativity' and 'By Any Means' are among the firm's shows READ MORE

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