John Ratzenberger joins the list of "Cheers" regulars spinning off into their own series for next season -- though in this case he'll belly up to the bar at Fox Broadcasting Co., not NBC.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Ltd. filed a shelf registration with the SEC for the occasional offering of one or more series of debt securities in an amount up to $ 1 billion. Sources expect the…
Rysher Entertainment has cleared "And the Winner Is," its 1993 Academy Awards one-hour preview spec, in 80 markets covering 85% of the country.
Investigative political reporter/author Robert Sam Anson has sued Simon & Schuster for allegedly breaching an agreement to publish his forthcoming book on Walt Disney Co. and its executives. Anson…
Comcast Corp., the nation's fifth-largest cable operator, reported robust growth in revenues and operating cash flow for the year ended Dec. 31, 1992.
Legislation that would extend indefinitely a satellite program carrier's ability to deliver to backyard dish owners the signal of superstations such as WTBS-TV drew mostly praise at a House copyright…
Film distribution newcomer Savoy Pictures Entertainment bowed on Wall Street yesterday to an enthusiastic response from investors.
Reed Elsevier, the recently merged international publishing giant, reported its first combined financial results yesterday, showing a 26% jump in operating profits, to $ 836 million, and a 9%…
Principal photography is skedded to begin April 27 on "A Perfect World," a Warner Bros. film starring Kevin Costner and Clint Eastwood, who will also direct the film. Produced by Mark Johnson and…
The independent broadcasting industry's top lobbyist yesterday urged the Federal Communications Commission to retain fin-syn restrictions against the TV networks.
The Disney Channel's push to shed its kids-only tag is apparently paying big dividends as the service announced it has cleared the 7 million subscription plateau with an increase of 832,000…