Electronic Arts announced it will acquire Broderbund Software Inc., maker of the popular computer game "Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?" in a stock swap valued at $ 400 million.
Claiming that the merger of the Bell Atlantic phone company with the cable giant TCI will lead to more, not less, competition, Ray Smith, chairman and CEO of Bell Atlantic Corp., endorsed the premise…
Claiming the ratings board of the Motion Picture Assn. of America is trying to censor relevant social commentary, Miramax is expected to appeal the NC-17 given to "You So Crazy" a filmed version of…
Media groups Pearson, Time Warner Inc. and MAI Plc have formed a consortium ready to bid to operate a fifth national television channel in the U.K. if a franchise is offered, London's Financial Times…
TV marketing dean Mort Slakoff, who has spent the last 13 of his 37 years in the business at MCA TV, will retire Monday as senior V P of creative services for the syndicator.
A number of facts were incorrect in a story on network pilots Thursday. A proposed Kate Jackson pilot at CBS is no longer in development. Also, the Richard Jeni pilot “Platypus Man” is at Fox…
Blockbuster is extending the closely watched CD-ROM trial period in its San Francisco Bay Area stores through June 31.
Christine Lahti has been cast opposite Jeff Goldblum in TriStar Pictures' "Hideaway," which is set to start production under "Lawnmower Man" director Brett Leonard in March.
Hoping to keep the homevideo fires burning after "Aladdin" is pulled from retail shelves, Walt Disney will release its first made-for-video animated "sequel,""The Return of Jafar." The video will be…
The Village Voice, long considered one of the more influential champions for independent film and alternative theater, is in the process of a major leadership change. Jonathan Larsen, the New…