Matthew Belloni

‘The Social Network’ PR Battle

Who is winning the Mark Zuckerberg PR battle? As Sony’s The Social Network, the unauthorized story of Zuckerberg and the origins of Facebook, hits theaters today, the answer might be […]

Analysis: Google Court Ruling in Step With Times

The Google geeks have beaten Hollywood chic. But how much will the court ruling against Viacom in its $1 billion copyright battle over YouTube tip the balance of power from […]

Idol’s Ryan Seacrest Cashes In

Ryan Seacrest is Fox’s $45 Million Man. The American Idol host has closed a major new three-year deal with CKX, parent of Idol producer 19 Entertainment, worth $15 million per year. Under […]

WBTV Sues CBS Over ‘Men’

In a surprise move, Warner Bros. Television on Tuesday filed a $49 million breach of contract lawsuit against CBS, claiming that the network has refused to pay agreed-upon fees for […]