Time Warner Inc. confirmed Monday it will take a look at the IPC consumer magazine group that will be auctioned shortly by Reed Elsevier, but people close to TW played down the extent of its interest.
Cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. formed a 50-50 partnership with privately held cabler Insight Communications LP to own cable systems serving 320,000 subscribers in Indiana, the companies said…
Slovak Television has been given a second "no" vote on the privatization of public channel STV2. Now it's seeking a new way to turn over its operation to commercial broadcasting hopeful PRO-TV.
Japanese movie theater attendance is expected to break the 150 million mark in 1997 for the first time in 11 years. Several doemstic hits, a strong slate of imports and an emerging multiplex boom are…
To paraphrase the tagline for Dimension's upcoming "Scream 2," Hollywood may have taken its love of sequels too far.
CBS is back on Wall Street. Just two years after Westinghouse Electric Corp. acquired the Eye web and removed its ticker symbol from the New York Stock Exchange, Westinghouse formally changed its…
ABC's "Prime Time Live" is making headlines as well as reporting the news -- again. Mum was the word at the network Tuesday about a $3 million suit filed Nov. 24 by three New Jersey police officers…
Paul Reubens will take on a new alter ego, along with a wife, for an NBC variety show expected to bow next year.
KCBS won the battle of the headlines with its much-hyped (and never-ending) series on unsanitary conditions at L.A. County restaurants, but KNBC ultimately trounced KCBS and everyone else in scoring…
Nomura Capital has named Neil Sacker exec veep of the Entertainment Finance Group. In the newly created post, the former Miramax Films exec will be charged with overseeing the day-to-day dealmakings…
Universal Pictures has acquired the film rights to journo Barry Siegel's recent Los Angeles Times' series about the unprecedented federal proceedings that set free a convicted "trailer trash"…