Pat Robertson's International Family Entertainment upped its bid and has started a tender offer for the money-losing Nostalgia Network.
Cox Cable Communications will deliver the Prodigy computer service over cable lines to Cox's San Diego subscribers, the companies said Tuesday.
Carmike Cinemas Inc. leapfrogged AMC Entertainment Inc. to become the second largest exhibitor in the country in the number of screens it operates.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$27.7M Sony / Screen Gems 13.13%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$778,903 Cumulative:$307.3M Disney 34.56%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$703,203 Cumulative:$17.1M Warner Brothers 34.59%
Paul Allen, one of the nation's wealthiest men, has purchased the controlling interest in Ticketmaster from one of the nation's wealthiest families to expand his interactive multimedia portfolio.
The nation's second-largest long-distance company and the seventh-largest cable operator plan to test a system that allows customers to place long-distance calls over their cable wiring.
As the interactive superhighway gets paved, TV programming margins may get squeezed, but opportunities will abound, panelists said at a seminar Wednesday.
As major studios increasingly rely on blockbusters to fill their coffers, big-ticket producers such as Joel Silver and Arnold Kopelson said no studio would bite if they pitched a low-budget picture.
Live Entertainment Inc. found that a mouse, a cat and a silent-screen star were no match for Arnold and Sharon.
Nostalgia Network's board, which has been split over whom to sell the money-losing cable channel to, at least agreed Tuesday to sell it.
Paramount Communications' board of directors on Monday unanimously recommended that shareholders reject the revised offer from QVC Network Inc. and not tender any of their shares to the company.