A federal appeals court has denied Hollywood's request for a stay of a lower court ruling tossing out antitrust consent decrees imposed on the Big Three networks.
Sept. 12, 1993 -- Paramount Communications Inc. announces plan to merge with Viacom Intl. Inc. in a deal worth $ 8.2 billion or $ 69.14 per Par share -- 17.9 times cash flow.
ABC is back within 0.3 rating points of CBS' season-to-date primetime Nielsens lead -- its best competitive position at this point in the season since 1979 -- after taking the Dec. 13-19 week, ABC's…
BellSouth Corp. asked a federal court in Birmingham, Ala., to declare unconstitutional certain sections of a 10-year-old federal cable law, similar to a suit it filed in Brentwood, Tenn. The suits…
The information superhighway already has too many roadblocks, according to Vice President Al Gore, who said the Clinton administration will support gradual removal of outdated regulatory hurdles…
While Wall Street continues to keep a vigil waiting for a clearer indication of a winner in the ongoing battle for Paramount Communications, financial sources said the auction process is still in its…
Motion Picture Assn. of America prez Jack Valenti on Tuesday hailed the U.S. Dept. of Justice's recent lawsuit against two cable TV companies accused of failing to make more than $ 2.4 million in…
Dolby Laboratories in San Francisco, in a customer-service push, has promoted three managers to vice president posts.
Hilarie Roope has been named vice president of Savoy Pictures' new post-production department. "As Savoy is gearing up to put out a full slate of 20 films a year, we are thrilled to have someone with…
QVC Network Inc. has promoted William Schereck to the newly created position of executive vice president, international.