Liberty Media Corp., the cable programming company spun off from giant Tele-Communications Inc., has agreed to acquire control of Home Shopping Network from its chairman, Roy M. Speer, for $ 152…
Neil Jordan's "The Crying Game" held up well in its second weekend of release in New York and Los Angeles, boosted by strong word-of-mouth and critical praise. The complex tale of a British soldier…
A cable company considering offering pay-per-view Olympic events during the 1996 Atlanta Games should fix its attention to marketing to avoid following the disastrous path of this past summer's…
Cable TV and broadcasting--at war during the recent drive to reregulate the cable industry--will square off again in the negotiations concerning the retransmission consent provisions of the…
After TCI, the United States' biggest cable TV operator, shook up the cable world two days ago by embracing digital technology, other cablecasters are left scratching their heads over how to follow…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has taken the lead in its race with the Family Channel to launch an interactive cable gameshow channel next year, striking deals with gameshow producers Mark Goodson…
Within 10 years, pay-per-view will be the primary distribution medium for movies on television, according to Strauss Zelnick, president and chief operating officer of 20th Century Fox.
Repercussions from the passage of cable reregulation legislation, technological advances and the impact of a new administration in the White House will be key issues under discussion at the 25th…
American Movie Classics will become the latest basic-cable network to spin off a new niche programming service with the launch of a 24-hour-a-day channel dedicated to classic love stories.
The Walt Disney Co. and Nestle USA have struck a strategic alliance encompassing theme park sponsorship, licensing activities and joint marketing tie-ins in the U.S. Sources estimate the 15-year deal…
The Walt Disney Co. magic-carpet ride called "Aladdin" flew over the limited-run competition for the second weekend in a row.
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