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  1. Stars descend on Rome for Cruise wedding

    4:00 am 11/17/2006

    Celebrities began arriving in Rome on Thursday ahead of Tom Cruise's wedding to actress Katie Holmes this weekend in Italy, feeding a media frenzy.Read more

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  2. Zaslav exits NBC to run Discovery

    4:00 am 11/17/2006

    NBC Universal suffered its second high-profile departure in as many days with the naming of its cable/ new-media chief David Zaslav as president and CEO of Discovery Communications Inc.<br /><br />Read more

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  3. Promoters put great stock in Bond

    4:00 am 11/17/2006

    Bond is back. And so are many of the brands that have been featured in previous James Bond features, some going as far back as the first film, 1962's "Dr. No."Read more

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  4. Clear Channel agrees to $18.7 billion buyout

    4:00 am 11/17/2006

    Clear Channel Communications, the nation's largest operator of radio stations, has agreed to be acquired for $18.7 billion by a pair of private-equity firms and the founding Mays family, the companies said Thursday.Read more

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  5. Life for 'Death,' 'Standoff'

    4:00 am 11/17/2006

    Fox Broadcasting Co. spread some good cheer to two of its rookie series Thursday, handing pickups to 20th Century Fox TV's drama "Standoff" and Sony Pictures TV's comedy " 'Til Death."Read more

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  6. Music, pay TV turn on Vivendi Q3

    4:00 am 11/17/2006

    Media and telecommunications company Vivendi SA reported a third-quarter profit Thursday that more than doubled and surpassed analysts' forecasts.Read more

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  7. Former manager sues WGAW

    4:00 am 11/17/2006

    A former trusts and estates manager for the <a href="http://login.vnuemedia.com/hr/login/login_subscribe.jsp?id=LhEHZ1KhzMv1HVAZQ3MkX0P0lMH4aCfEis0BxB0EGQoPIuYNAj31IUCJFDrUMsY5NLlq%2BjV4gOA6%0AEqMO9EDpKpMEianJrswHkFIwFBuHv%2Fr1Ox3fhiAe9e4mwNjZt8Q7ytSpcgEMi1H8Q3oQzw%2Bxi9QQ%0AcKDLOEGWkMVQmHB8exONI%2BxOslIChg%2FXjqdX53jnQq5yZW%2BFBu9ajlwVkYiAc1JNmB1sdx0n%2Byme%0AhAvavqvQLWuevGnurteSY4T2yNMg4SMp%2FyAcEpYK6cuXsBmuig%3D%3D">WGA West</a> filed a wrongful-termination suit Thursday against the guild, claiming that she was improperly fired after assisting in a Labor Department investigation.Read more

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  8. New tax laws boost film in Bulgaria

    4:00 am 11/17/2006

    COTTBUS, Germany -- Changes to Bulgaria's tax and economic incentives system promise to give filmmaking in the Balkans country a boost in the new year, participants at industry event Connecting Cottbus were told Thursday.Read more

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  9. Loonland squeaks into black for Q3

    4:00 am 11/17/2006

    COLOGNE, Germany -- TV-Loonland boosted revenue by 38% to &#x20AC;4.5 million ($5.8 million) and turned a slim profit in the third quarter, prompting the German kidvidder to say it has turned a corner since its management shake-up last April.Read more

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  10. Cable unit is bright spot for NBC Uni

    4:00 am 11/17/2006

    The departure of David Zaslav will leave NBC Universal without a key exec at the conglomerate's secret weapon: its cable group.Read more

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