Federal Judge Virginia Philips upheld a July verdict in which Disney and its ABC and Buena Vista Television subsidiaries were guilty of cheating producer Celador Intl. out of millions by cutting sweetheart deals to bring Millionaire to America.
Monday's night's performance of Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark was stopped short after an unidentified performer fell eight to 10 feet during the final moments of the show. This is the fourth actor to be injured in the $65 million (and counting) production.
Mexico's Televisa and its stateside partner Univision have closed a billion-dollar deal that extends their long-term program license agreement to 2025. Two Televisa execs, CEO Emilio Azcarraga Jean and evp Alfonso de Angoitia, land seats on Univision's board of directors, as part of the expanded content agreement.
Hulu has put on hold plans to raise money through an initial stock offering, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing anonymous sources. Insiders say Hulu, the online video service, is still trying to figure out how to best differentiate itself amid competition from Netflix and YouTube.
After releasing a single with Ludacris, getting remixed by Kanye West and hanging with Drake, Justin Bieber is briefly setting aside his hip-hop ties to explore country music. Rascal Flatts singer Gary LeVox has revealed that the country group has recorded a song with the pop star.
Crystal Bowersox is not your typical American Idol contestant. Her debut album, Farmer's Daughter, is on track for a strong first week and her label Jive Records is planning some not-so-traditional moves, like trying to book a performance slot at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival and sending Crystal to South By Southwest.
Websites offering illegal downloads of music, film and television series protested the Sinde law, Spain's so-called anti-download statute, with blacked out screens on Sunday. Spain is responsible for an estimated 20% of worldwide downloads and has the dubious distinction of being one of the top pirating havens in the world.