A federal judge ruled Tuesday that American Telephone & Telegraph Co.'s proposed acquisition of McCaw Cellular Communications Inc. violates the landmark consent decree that broke up AT&T.
Min Yee, one of the most prominent figures in the burgeoning multimedia world , has ankled his position as Media Vision's executive VP and announced that he expects to launch a new venture within the…
Carmike Cinemas Inc. has signed a letter of intent to purchase 38 theaters consisting of 176 screens from Cinema World Inc., a privately held company. Terms weren't disclosed.
The FCC has voted 3-0 to prohibit cable TV operators from scrambling basic-tier signals and is contemplating barring the scrambling of expanded basic-tier program networks.
Cary Jones was promoted to director of marketing for the Samuel Goldwyn Co.'s Landmark Theatre Corp. Previously, Jones oversaw the circuit's advertising department.
Despite a three-day Easter weekend, all but a few exclusive releases dropped in ticket sales. Good weather and the expanded release in New York of last week's big winner, Gramercy's "Four Weddings…
Less than 24 hours after Frank G. Wells died in a Sunday helicopter accident, Walt Disney Co. chairman and chief executive officer Michael D. Eisner announced that he will take on the late exec's…
Basic cable networks have given new life to old TV shows, so who's to say the same can't be done for sports programming.
Disney-MGM Studios, the Florida-based film studio, namedRobert M. Allen as veep of production operations Monday.
Warner Bros.' fifth TV network is planting roots in Burbank with a new headquarters and has signed up Combined Broadcasting's WBFS-TV Miami as an affiliate, with four more deals in the works.
Eric Eisner has resigned as president and CEO of Island World, effective Monday.