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  1. R&B singer Gerald Levert is dead at 40

    4:00 am 11/11/2006

    Singer Gerald Levert, one of the most popular R&B stars of the '90s as a solo artist and a member of the groups Levert and LSG, died of a heart attack Friday in Cleveland. He was 40.Read more

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  2. Oscar-winning actor Jack Palance dies

    4:00 am 11/11/2006

    Jack Palance, the craggy-faced menace in "Shane," "Sudden Fear" and other films who turned to comedy at 70 with his Oscar-winning self-parody in "City Slickers," died Friday.Read more

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  3. Piracy seizures plummet, EC reports

    4:00 am 11/11/2006

    BRUSSELS -- Seizures of counterfeit movies, music and software plummeted by half last year, according to a European Commission report released Friday.Read more

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  4. Cruise, Holmes likely to wed on Italian lake

    4:00 am 11/11/2006

    From George Clooney's estate on Lake Como to Mussolini's former residence on Garda Lake, media speculation on where in Italy Hollywood's most high-profile betrothed couple will tie the knot has only one consistent element: A lake.Read more

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  5. 'CSI' sales boost Alliance Q3

    4:00 am 11/11/2006

    TORONTO -- Booking overseas second-window sales of the popular "CSI" TV franchise helped nearly double the third-quarter earnings of Canadian broadcaster Alliance Atlantis Communications, the company reported Friday.Read more

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  6. Parliament could prevent plans to ease ad rules

    4:00 am 11/11/2006

    BRUSSELS -- Plans to ease European Union rules on television advertising breaks and product placement could be ruined Monday if European Parliament members fulfill their pledge to defeat any liberalization efforts.Read more

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  7. Lionsgate casts wider FEARNet

    4:00 am 11/11/2006

    TORONTO -- Canadian studio Lionsgate on Friday said it plans to grow FEARNet, the horror movie VOD and broadband service it operates in partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment and Comcast, into a linear 24/7 channel.Read more

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  8. Canadian actors to resume talks Tues.

    4:00 am 11/11/2006

    TORONTO -- Canadian actors and producers on Friday appeared willing to make concessions to get back to the bargaining table as they prepare to meet Tuesday in Toronto.Read more

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  9. Permira preps for ProSieben bid, sells Premiere stake

    4:00 am 11/11/2006

    European industry watchers continued to debate the fallout from an initial round of bids for German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 going into the weekend.Read more

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  10. League Pass threads Canada needle

    4:00 am 11/11/2006

    TORONTO -- Rogers Communications on Friday said it is launching NBA League Pass in the Canadian market.Read more

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