Oprah Winfrey received a year-end present during the week ended Dec. 19, with her top-rated King World talker leaping 25% from the previous week's historically low levels.
The Arbitron Co.'s exit from the TV ratings business has prompted the Assn. of Independent Television Stations to seek U.S. Dept. of Justice approval to gather data on prices charged by A.C. Nielsen…
L.A. Mayor Richard Riordan gave production managers all over Hollywood a reason to celebrate the new year Thursday when he said the Office of Entertainment Industry Affairs will officially accept…
Partner Stations Network, founded four months ago by Lambert Television and five broadcasting groups comprised mostly of network affiliates (Daily Variety, Sept. 1), has stepped up its plans to…
Live Entertainment Inc. has filled its nearly 5-month-old opening for president and CEO by snaring Roger Burlage from competitor Trimark Holdings Inc.
Hollywood studios are bracing for record business in India in 1994 -- thanks largely to relaxation of restrictive trade barriers.
Exhibs in most foreign territories were finishing 1993 on a winning note as vacationing audiences feasted on the chiefly American confections of fantasy and comedy -- with a dash of drama.
Viacom is expected to announce -- perhaps as early as today -- an enhanced bid for Paramount Communications Inc., which has agreed to be acquired by hostile bidder QVC Network for about $ 9.7 billion.
The chairwoman of the South African Broadcasting Corp.'s board has defended the recent appointments of three African National Congress activists to senior posts.
A good woman is hard to find, but the public once again embraced Fox's "Mrs. Doubtfire" and made it the New Year's favorite with an estimated $ 17.1 million. That left Warner Bros.' "The Pelican…
Walt Disney Co.'s chairman said in an interview he didn't rule out closing its troubled Euro Disney theme park in France if the U.S. parent and creditor banks don't devise a restructuring plan.