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  1. French Telecom Giant Orange Won't Offer Netflix on Cable Boxes at Launch

    1:57 pm PDT 07/29/2014
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    Orange CEO Stephane Richard says the company will not provide the subscription VOD service to its cable customers via set-top boxes. READ MORE

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  2. Twitter Stock Jumps 30 Percent on Solid Second Quarter Earnings

    1:19 pm PDT 07/29/2014
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    UPDATED: The San Francisco social network reported that revenue grew 124 percent to $312 million during the second quarter. READ MORE

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  3. DreamWorks Animation Falls Short of Earnings Expectations and Shares Sink

    1:19 pm PDT 07/29/2014
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    UPDATED: The company says it hasn't yet reaped the benefits of "How to Train Your Dragon 2." The company also said regulators are looking into a write-down for "Turbo." READ MORE

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  4. Major League Baseball Embroiled in Explosive Legal War Over TV Deals (Exclusive)

    12:33 pm PDT 07/29/2014
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    Over MLB Commissioner Bud Selig's stern warning, the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles hurl accusations at each other and have stepped into open court spilling secrets. READ MORE

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  5. David Duchovny's Russian Beer Commercial Goes Viral (Video)

    10:46 am PDT 07/29/2014
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    The commercial, featuring the slogan "You [Russians] have something to be proud of," attracted over 1.7 million views in the first 4 days. READ MORE

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  6. Austria Production Companies Demand Internet Providers Block Piracy Sites

    9:03 am PDT 07/29/2014
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    Austrian Internet providers have been given until the end of the week to block access to popular file-sharing sites, including The Pirate Bay and Movie4K. READ MORE

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  7. Gael Garcia Bernal to be Honored at Sarajevo Film Festival

    6:11 am PDT 07/29/2014
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    Oscar-winning director Danis Tanovic and designer and filmmaker Agnes B. will also receive Heart of Sarajevo honors at the festival's 20th edition next month. READ MORE

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  8. Martha Stewart Living Reports First Profitable Second Quarter Since 2008

    5:30 am PDT 07/29/2014
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    The lifestyle media company posted lower revenue and weaker broadcasting unit results, though. READ MORE

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  9. Sirius XM Radio Quarterly Subs Rise

    4:12 am PDT 07/29/2014
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    UPDATED: The satellite radio firm, controlled by John Malone's Liberty, said adjusted earnings rose, but higher expenses led to a lower profit on an unadjusted basis. READ MORE

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  10. Pussy Riot Members Seek Compensation From Russia

    3:23 am PDT 07/29/2014
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    Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova demand more than $300,000 for the way they were treated before and during their trial in a lawsuit at the European Court of Human Rights . READ MORE

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  11. Former Olympic Runner Sebastian Coe Drops Out of Race for BBC Trust Chair Post

    1:52 am PDT 07/29/2014
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    The former distance runner, who won four Olympic medals, says he does not have the "capacity" for the job at the governing body of the U.K. public broadcaster. READ MORE

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  12. China 3D Digital Entertainment to Open More Cinemas in Smaller Cities

    1:09 am PDT 07/29/2014
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    The producer of "3D Sex And Zen: Extreme Ecstasy" targets provincial Chinese areas after the success of a first venue in Xiamen. READ MORE

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  13. Microsoft Probed in China as XBox One Launch Looms

    12:11 am PDT 07/29/2014
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    The software giant is believed to be the target of an antitrust investigation as it prepares to bring its latest video game console to the country. READ MORE

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  14. The Hill Names Bob Cusack Editor in Chief, Announces New Appointments

    7:39 pm PDT 07/28/2014
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    Managing Editor since 2004, Cusack moves up with Ian Swanson replacing him and Dustin Weaver becoming News Editor. READ MORE

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  15. Paul Candland Promoted to President of Walt Disney Company Asia

    6:30 pm PDT 07/28/2014
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    Stanley Cheung has been promoted to chairman of TWDC Greater China, while Luke Kang is elevated to managing director. READ MORE

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  16. Judge OKs Clippers Sale to Steve Ballmer

    2:58 pm PDT 07/28/2014
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    UPDATED: The Los Angeles superior court ruled against current owner Donald Sterling. READ MORE

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  17. Mark Zoradi Joining DreamWorks Animation as COO

    2:46 pm PDT 07/28/2014
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    UPDATED: Ann Daly is being promoted to president of the company, while Lew Coleman takes on the role of vice chairman. READ MORE

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  18. Paramount Slams Opposing Lawyers in Film Investment Lawsuit

    2:38 pm PDT 07/28/2014
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    In a legal war over such films as "Mean Girls" and "The Manchurian Candidate," the studio tells the judge about "careless copying and pasting" and inconsistent plaintiff witness testimony. READ MORE

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  19. 'Conjuring' Producer Calls Warner Bros.' $750,000 Check Insufficient for Sequels

    12:25 pm PDT 07/28/2014
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    In new court papers, Tony DeRosa-Grund alleges that the studio perpetrated a "deliberate scheme" to violate rights on the blockbuster horror franchise. READ MORE

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  20. Record Industry Targets General Motors, Ford Over Music-Copying Vehicles

    11:44 am PDT 07/28/2014
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    A lot of money could be on the line thanks to a largely forgotten 1992 law. READ MORE

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  21. Ticket Sales, TV Drive Revenue for Gaumont

    10:13 am PDT 07/28/2014
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    Film and TV were strong sectors for the French mini-major, which produces NBC's "Hannibal" and Netflix's "Hemlock Grove." READ MORE

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