Roger Daltrey -- former lead singer of the seminal British rock group the Who -- celebrated his 50th birthday on the stage of Carnegie Hall by ripping his way through more than 25 songs by former…
Things are looking increasingly bleak for Barry Diller in his seeminly endless quest to acquire Paramount Communications Inc.
In what has become a recurring event in recent weeks, Paramount Communications directors are huddling this afternoon to decide whose bid they think Par shareholders should accept.
Dublin-based Frontier Films is looking for a U.S. outlet for its hourlong documentary about influential rock band the Velvet Underground.
The final salvos in the 4 1/2-month-old war for Paramount Communications are expected to be fired today. But while Viacom and QVC have until 5 p.m. this afternoon to put their final and best bids on…
Where's Oprah? The conspicuous absence of the top-rated talker from NATPE has set the rumor mill spinning and raised questions about the state of Oprah Winfrey's relationship with King World Prods.…
Time Warner Inc. investors filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday, claiming its board implemented a poison pill plan last week not to protect them against a creeping takeover but to safeguard its own…
Time Warner chairman and CEO Gerald Levin preached the gospel of interactivity to the masses gathered Tuesday morning for NATPE's keynote address at the Jackie Gleason Theater.
King World is in talks with Oprah Winfrey about renewing her contract through 1996. Analysts said they expect the syndicator to announce today at their annual luncheon with financial types that they…
In the wake of FCC chairman Reed Hundt's TV violence address Monday to a joint NATPE/INTV session, industry honchos were saying it was long on style and short on hoped-for substance.
Sumner Redstone has once again upped his ante in the ongoing poker game for Paramount Communications without topping the hand Barry Diller has already put on the table.