Rupe has put the ball into the back of the net. The board of Britain's famed Manchester United soccer club has accepted the media mogul's bid to buy its franchise for a whopping $1.04 billion.
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. said Tuesday it has developed the world's first rewritable, dual-layer optical disk. The disk is compatible with digital videodisks (DVD), and it allows for up to…
Alliance Communications and A&E Television Networks are fighting over the use of the word "biography."
Fox 2000 has optioned "Reconstruction," an unpublished short story by 29-year-old college professor Susan Perabo.
Trimark Pictures has concluded a deal with Kings Road Entertainment to distribute a package of its pics on video and digital videodisc in North America.
News Corp. is stepping up its commitment to the music business after buying out the remaining 50% of Australia's Mushroom Records Group from its founder and exec chairman Michael Gudinski.
Attic Communications, a group of private investors headed by Pamela Schein, will begin publishing Madison, a national lifestyle magazine on Sept. 29.
The WB TV Network has upped its ad sales chief Jed Petrick to executive vice president of advertising sales and has restructured the rest of the department.
Against steep odds, Columbia TriStar TV Distribution has kept its syndie revivals of "The Dating Game" and "The Newlywed Game" alive for a third season, picking up late renewals in Gotham and Los…
A package of four foreign-lingo networks, including Italy's RAI, are set to gain digital distribution in the U.S. starting Oct. 15, courtesy of TCI-owned Intl. Channel Networks.
As NBC's "Meet the Press," ABC's "This Week with Sam & Cokie" and CBS' "Face the Nation" continue to slug it out for Nielsen supremacy on Sunday morning, another network has decided to stick its toe…