Martha's Vineyard will happily serve itself up as a smorgasbord next week for JawsFest: The Tribute.
A Los Angeles judge has handed the Big Three networks an early Christmas present by snapping Hollywood's lock on the TV production and syndication business.
Fox Inc. chairman Rupert Murdoch this week wrote a letter to Attorney General Janet Reno urging elimination of the fin-syn rules and related Justice Dept. antitrust consent decrees.
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Interim FCC chairman James Quello Monday urged the Clinton administration and Congress to keep out of the battle over financial interest and syndication rules.
The U.S. Dept. of Justice this week recommended that a Los Angeles judge lift fin-syn-related antitrust consent decrees against the Big Three networks.
A new twist has been added to the controversial fin-syn fight, with the specter of a potential conflict of interest being raised over a federal judge's involvement in the rules' current battle in…