How big a threat are the telephone companies to the cable industry? Consider this: The seven Baby Bells collectively gross about $ 82 billion a year , $ 33 billion of which counts as operating cash…
So much for the macho honchos at CBS. After pledging to focus all its efforts on over-the-air broadcasting, the Eye web blinked in its standoff with the cable industry and confirmed Aug. 26 it's in…
Italian sales companies aren't turned off by the lack of an official market at the grande dame of European film festivals. With most international territories elusive to all but a handful of Italo…
With their Michelin Guides and beach umbrellas tucked away for another year, government ministers and network presidents went on a media offensive in late August, outlining some ambitious plans for…
The FCC recently went on record opposing the proposed settlement of an antitrust lawsuit against top U.S. cable companies accused of trying to thwart competition in the direct broadcast satellite…
Since start-up, BSkyB's movie channels have conspicuously lacked one thing: British movies. That will soon change, as the broadcaster is angling for pay windows for up to 15 films each year.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. reported that its fiscal '93 profit soared 57%, bolstered by strong showings from its TV, newspaper and magazine units, which more than offset the lackluster performance…
The prodigal son has returned. Former CBS Records CEO Walter Yetnikoff, once the most powerful man in the music business who fell from grace three years ago, has finally started his comeback.
If you schedule it, they will come. When it comes to newsmagazines that seems to be the mantra these days. "Now With Tom Brokaw & Katie Couric," the latest entry into this crowded field, has charged…
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