A judge Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former guitarist in the Red Hot Chili Peppers who claimed he was wrongly kicked out of the Grammy Award-winning band and denied a fair share of profits.
Next time a local TV station goes into negotiations with a syndicator for a show, or a network negotiates with a studio, look for the contract to go beyond over-the-air distribution and include…
Paramount Home Video announced Tuesday that it has entered into an exclusive marketing and distribution agreement with CD-ROM developer and publisher Xiphias to distribute the company's titles.
Joe Roth and Roger Birnbaum's Caravan Pictures has inked an agreement with comedian Phil Hartman to star opposite Sinbad in the $ 12 million production "Houseguest," which is set to start lensing in…
With Ameritech soon to finalize its purchase of a 30% share in General Electric's Information Services division, GE's online computer service is already looking to the deal to help it expand into…
Time Warner Cable was either "daring or foolish" when it put an official launch date on its recently delayed full-service-network project in Orlando, Fla., according to James Chiddix, the cabler's…
French pay TV giant Canal Plus is negotiating to take a 10% stake in German consortium Media Service, according to reports in the Paris press.
Animator Walter Lantz, who created the conniving Woody Woodpecker cartoon character after a woodpecker disrupted his honeymoon in the 1940s, died Tuesday. He was 93.
FCC commissioners James Quello and Andrew Barrett said Tuesday they are amenable to relaxing broadcast station ownership rules.
Executives representing Thai Sky TV, one of Thailand's two cable TV operators, are discussing a possible joint venture agreement with Rupert Murdoch's Star TV network in Hong Kong this week, the…