SFX Broadcasting said it will acquire radio station WYHY-FM in Nashville, Tenn., from Legacy Broadcasting Partners of Nashville LP.
The ninth annual Santa Barbara Int'l Film Festival rolled to the end of its 10-day run March 13, and Paul Harather's Austrian entry "Indien" was named recipient of the Dame Judith Anderson Award for…
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
In a surprise move, Castle Rock Entertainment decided to renew its theatrical-movie output deal with the Showtime Networks for as many as 50 pictures through the end of 1999. Sources say Showtime…
In an unpopular decision, a film jury voided top pic and two other categories at the 34th Cartagena Intl. Film Festival, Latin America's oldest competitive film event.
Capital Cities/ABC surprised investors Tuesday with plans for a 10-for-1 stock split to be ratified at its annual meeting in May.
Congress is pressuring the FCC to reinstate the fairness doctrine, which required broadcasters to air both sides of a controversial issue. The rule was repealed in 1987.
Billy Graham helped put a damper on CBS' so-called "halo effect" from the Winter Olympics as ABC survived a furious weekend assault by the Eye network to take Nielsen gold for the March 7-13 week.
New Zealand's big-business watchdog, the Commerce Commission, may block a deal giving Kiwi exhib giant Hoyts control of all but two screens in the capital.
The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday the promotion of chief financial officer Richard Nanula from senior veepee to executive veepee.