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Apple, Samsung Agree to Drop Lawsuits Outside U.S.
The agreement does not involve any licensing arrangements and the two companies will continue to pursue their existing U.S. patent cases.read more
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Sky Deutschland Posts Quarterly Loss, Adds Subs
The German pay TV giant, which Rupert Murdoch's Fox is planning to sell to BSkyB, added 82,000 subs in the latest period.read more
Emperor Boss Albert Yeung Allowed to Sue Google, HK Court Rules
Case focuses on whether Internet giant should censor defamatory search results
How a Director Made a Sci-Fi Marvel in Five Days With No Script and No Budget
Director James Ward Byrkit stripped his vision down to the barest of bones to achieve a mind-shifting, metaphysical freakout about a dinner party gone cosmically awry. This film explodes with ideas, a...
Project of the Day: 'Driving with Selvi'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the com...
Oscars: Hungary Selects ‘White God’ as Academy Award Entry
LONDON — Hungary has selected Kornel Mundruczo’s “White God,” which won the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes, as its entry for the Oscars’ foreign-language film category. The decisi...
NFL, Hot Reality Shows Keep NBC On Top of Weekly Ratings
The return of football combined with two nights of “America’s Got Talent” and a season high for “American Ninja Warrior” to put NBC atop the demo rankings last week as th...
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Stars Face Hollywood Backlash in War of Words Over Israel
Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz face backlash over explosive comments as Relativity's Ryan Kavanaugh goes public with his disgust and Haim Saban rallies mostly silent moguls.read more
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Female Ghostbusters? Why Studios Want More Women-Led Blockbusters
It's no coincidence that films about lady superheroes and "Expendabelles" are among the projects in the works.read more
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'Big Bang Theory's' Big Bucks: Why the Cast Will Earn $1 Million Per Episode
Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco closed "Friends"-like packages that could earn them $100 million each over three years.read more
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Tracy Morgan More Excited About LL Cool J's 'Get Well Soon' Than Obama's (Video)
Tuesday's late-night TV shows also saw "Vampire Diaries" star Nina Dobrev challenge Jimmy Fallon to a game of giant beer pong.read more
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So Long, 'Skinemax'? 'The Knick' Takes HBO's Sister Net in a New Direction
Cinemax goes from prurient to prestige with a Steven Soderbergh drama designed to broaden its reach and move the pay cabler into a new era.read more
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Why Garth Ancier's Suit Against Sex Abuse Accuser Will Be Hard to Win
The TV executive is targeting Michael Egan and his attorney in a malicious prosecution lawsuit.read more
Time Warner Earnings, Revenues Rise in Strong Second Quarter
A day after Rupert Murdoch withdrew his $80 billion offer to buy Time Warner, Jeff Bewkes’ company reported strong second quarter earnings, including a 3 percent raise in revenue to $6.8 billion...
Viacom Q3 Profit Falls 5% Due to Film Revenue Declines
Viacom said third-quarter net income fell just over 5% due to revenue shortfalls at its filmed-entertainment business and a gain of just 1% in revenue at its cable-network portfolio. The owner of the ...
Time Warner Unveils $5 Billion Stock Buyback, Earnings Rise Thanks to HBO
Time Warner reported results for its second financial quarter after outmaneuvering Rupert Murdoch’s takeover play and shedding its publishing business. Despite the corporate drama, it was a stro...
Viacom Third Quarter Revenues Slides Thanks to Fewer Film Releases
Led by a 43 percent dip in theatrical revenue, Viacom reported a seven percent dip in overall revenue in the fiscal third quarter, down to $3.4 billion. Income remained stable at $1.086 billion, nearl...
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Screen Australia Slate Includes Funds for Geoffrey Rush Family Drama
A political thriller from Matchbox Pictures, and the animated feature "Blinky Bill" are also among the 12 projects to receive financial support from Australia's film agency. read more
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Viacom Quarterly Profit Drops, Film Unit Profit Rises
UPDATED: The conglomerate, led by CEO Philippe Dauman, missed Wall Street estimates, but posted higher earnings per share amid continued stock buybacks. read more
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Oscars: Turkey Nominates 'Winter Sleep' in Foreign Language Category
Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s three-hour-plus epic won the 2014 Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or and is the director's third nomination in the foreign language category. read more

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