Westinghouse Credit Corp. has taken control of Radio & Records owner Westwood One Stations Group Inc. as payment for a $ 20 million loan.
Viacom supremo Sumner Redstone's weekend preemptive strike, raising his bid for Paramount from $ 80 to $ 85 a share, has pushed QVC topper Barry Diller into a corner.
After sharing the Palme d'Or in Cannes this year, Jane Campion's "The Piano" has won a bunch of hometown plaudits -- and how.
Music Plus and Wherehouse founder Louis C. Fogelman has formed L.C.F. and Associates Consulting. The L.A. org will specialize in the home entertainment, music and video industries. Blockbuster Music…
NBC has announced a number of high-profile longform projects in development, including four-hour miniseries from Brandon Tartikoff, Mozark Prods., the Wolper Organization and Robert Greenwald Prods.
The entertainment industry "is ready to assume its responsibility" and has already taken steps to reduce violence on TV and in films, Motion Picture Assn. of America president Jack Valenti said…
Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. is stepping into the computerized entertainment business by test marketing CD-ROM gear in 50 northern California stores. Blockbuster’s entry represents one of the…
Deborah Aquila was named veepee of casting for the motion picture group of Paramount Pictures on Friday, replacing Nancy Foy, who resigned from the post at the Hollywood-based studio.
After a two-year hiatus, Prince Edward is returning to the working world by launching a television production company.
Vin Di Bona Prods. has inked a deal with Panacea Entertainment to exploit interactive media and other video applications for its "America's Funniest" library.
At a time when many publicity firms are headed to Nashville to open branch offices, vet publicist Cathy Gurley is folding her PR firm to head the newly created publicity department at Liberty Records.