To get around the Writers Guild strike, some U.S. TV and film producers have been scouting writers in the U.K. Scott Jagow talks to Adam Dawtrey of Variety in London about U.K. writers standing with the WGA.
Charles Schulz's humble "Peanuts" strip grew into a $1.2 billion empire by the 1990's. Lisa Napoli talks to David Michaelis, author of a new Schulz biography, on the cartoonist's trailblazing efforts in merchandising.
With negotiations halted between the Writers Guild and Hollywood studios, 12,000 Guild members are expected to strike today. Sam Eaton reports on the serious economic blow the strike could land to Tinsel Town.
For years, consumer advocates have been petitioning the FCC to strike down a rule that lets cable providers sign exclusive contracts with apartment buildings. A report says they will soon get what they wanted -- and telephone companies couldn't be happier.
A group of senators is trying to stop the FCC from further loosening media ownership rules. Jeremy Hobson reports why some believe the restrictions are still relevant, despite a growing trend towards online news.
The Colorado Rockies want to commemorate entry into the World Series by trademarking the month of "Rocktober" But the word is a valued marketing pun with several classic rock stations. Rico Gagliano has more.
The United States has asked the World Trade Organization to investigate Chinese restrictions on American movies and other media. It's the fourth WTO dispute between the two countries this year. Scott Tong reports on the battle for the box office.