Tendered shares of Paramount Communications stock were running about 58-to-1 in Viacom's favor on the eve of a Delaware court's expected ruling on the palatability of a poison pill.
A party to promote the highly anticipated debut release from rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg ended Monday night when L.A. County Sheriff's deputies shut the party down and arrested several attendees.
Universal-based Bregman/Baer Prods. won a fierce bidding war late Tuesday, spending approximately $ 2 million against $ 4 million to acquire the rights to a script adaptation of Roald Dahl's 1988…
The unique alliance between News Corp., Australia's Telecom and the Seven, Nine and Ten webs isn't abandoning its intention to enter the pay-TV business here.
Entertainment company Village Roadshow Ltd. is "cautiously confident" of beating last fiscal year's net income of A$11.12 million ($ 7.45 million), said chairman John Kirby.
Hank Ratner was promoted to executive VP, legal and business affairs, for Rainbow Programming Holdings Inc., a Cablevision Systems Corp. subsid. He was senior VP. * * * Barbara Parsky was named…
Les Mayfield has been set to direct 20th Century Fox's remake of "Miracle on 34th Street," which has been rewritten and will be produced by John Hughes.
The British government is expected to announce today the relaxation of restrictions on cross-ownership among the ITV commercial stations.
Paramount Communications has entered into an agreement with AT&T to develop pilots for interactive TV programming using AT&T software.
The U.S. Senate on Saturday voted to abolish the Copyright Royalty Tribunal, the tiny federal agency that divvies up cable TV copyright royalty money to Hollywood studios and other programmers.