With Reed Hundt's resignation official, it's time to handicap the front-runners to replace him as FCC chairman.
News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch made big concessions to win a sat-TV deal from Primestar Partners and will likely take a loss on the price paid by News to buy a satellite license, sources said.
Radio City Prods. will expand its lucrative holiday franchise into Chicago, staging a Christmas spectacular in the Windy City next December.
Thank heavens and Gaumont for "The Fifth Element." Luc Besson's epic almost single-handedly rescued cinemas from otherwise tedious trading in a raft of overseas markets over the weekend.
With schedules at the six broadcast networks firmed up for fall, Warner Bros. Television remains the top supplier of network primetime programs for the 11th straight season. However, three studios…
Ballantyne of Omaha Inc.'s parent company, ARC Intl. Corp., plans to sell about half its stake in the projection equipment manufacturer to raise money, it said Tuesday.
Joan Lunden is out at ABC's "Good Morning America" as part of the web's effort to dramatically remake the ayem show in the face of sharply declining ratings.
Although a jury found Miller Brewing unlawfully used the Spin Doctors hit "Two Princes" for a commercial, the group has reached a confidential settlement with the company.
New Wave Intl., L.A., has named Kim Nelson-Frey VP, production. Nelson-Frey was a freelance producer and consultant before joining the large-format (Imax) and ride-simulation film-production outfit…
Optus Communications pink-slipped more than 100 people and announced a senior management reshuffle at its loss-making pay TV unit Optus Vision Tuesday.
Regulations increasing the local content in South African TV programming have been adopted, and initial reaction, from broadcasters and producers, is dissatisfaction.