AT&T scored a trifecta Wednesday when it was informed that its $48 billion purchase of TCI had been approved by the FCC, it's own shareholders and TCI's shareholders.
Fueled by a steady flow of diverse topline releases throughout the year luring a large contingent of music buyers into stores, the domestic record industry logged $13.7 billion in 1998, according to…
Japanese film company Shochiku Co. said Wednesday it would post a special loss of 17.18 billion yen ($148 million) for the business year ending Feb. 28. The losses will be for closing down its…
David Mamet's new play, "Boston Marriage," is aptly titled, given that it will likely star Mamet's wife, Rebecca Pidgeon. Title parts company with such a union in that it's about a lesbian…
In the latest sign of distress among exhibs, General Cinemas' parent GC Cos. Inc. reported net earnings more than halved to $1.4 million in the three months to Jan. 31, on 14% lower revenue of $104.3…
CBS CEO Mel Karmazin and Clear Channel CEO L. Lowry Mays are inviting titans of the broadcasting industry to a meeting to discuss increasing minority ownership and employment in the broadcasting…
Declining film and television revenues and a $3 million loss from Internet subsidiary 1-800-U.S. Search hurt the Kushner-Locke Co. across the board in the December quarter, the indie distributor said…
Veteran pay TV exec David Evans has been tapped as president and CEO of the Hallmark Entertainment Network, effective March 1.
Companies from throughout the entertainment and animation industries are confirmed for the sixth annual Animation Expo presented by ASIFA-Hollywood, local outpost of the Intl. Animated Film Society…
The upstart animated comedy "Family Guy" has defeated the new Matt Groening cartoon "Futurama" for Fox's coveted 8:30 p.m. Sunday timeslot between "The Simpsons" and "The X-Files."