Goldman Sachs & Co. analyst Richard Simon lowered his investment rating on New Line Cinema Corp. to "market performer" from "trading buy."
Riding high in the saddle on Oscar winner "Unforgiven" and the increasing momentum of the Western, Warner Home Video is planning to launch four Warner Westerns and five classic episodes of TV series…
Mark Siegel unexpectedly ankled as president of Blockbuster Entertainment Corp.'s music division yesterday, just months after he assumed its helm. He is forming his own investment and consulting…
Rupert Murdoch's bid to buy the New York Post is being opposed by Rainbow Broadcasting, the L.A.-based group of Hispanic broadcasters and business leaders that has tried for more than four years to…
Academy Awards producer Gilbert Cates has blasted the political comments made on Monday night's Oscars telecast by award presenters Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins.
New high-profile, big-budget firstrun hours airing on indie stations appear to have resulted in some prime time audience defections from the network O&Os in Los Angeles, according to the demographic…
Paramount Communications said CINAR Films will produce "The Busy World of Richard Scarry," a new animated TV series based on the works of the best-selling children's author to be sold at MIP-TV.
Advances in technology are forcing the entertainment and computer companies to start poaching in each others' yard.
ABC's coverage of Monday night's Academy Awards has been ruthlessly unforgiving of the Nielsen competition, galloping to the best Oscarcast rating in 10 years.
Legislation was offered in Congress yesterday that would require tough health warnings be attached to beer and wine commercials, a proposal that drew the wrath of special interest groups ranging from…
John Birt, the embattled director-general of the BBC, made a stirring defense of the British pubcaster last night at his first major public appearance since controversy erupted over his employment…