The crafts unions and the producers squared off at their quarterly meeting in Palm Springs Wednesday over the contentious contract issue of pilots vs. movies of the week, sources said. The two…
MGM Grand Inc., led by the nearly full occupancy of its new hotel in Las Vegas, posted a first-quarter profit, reversing a year-ago loss.
Walt Disney Co. has agreed to cut its stake in Euro Disney if a planned rights issue at its European unit is oversubscribed by the public, a source close to Euro Disney's financial restructuring…
The National Cable Television Assn. has come out swinging against broadcast industry efforts to use the transition to high-definition TV as a vehicle for becoming multichannel data providers.
FX, the new basic cable network from Fox Inc., got a big boost from the FCC this week just in time for the network's press briefing unveiling its programming schedule and subscriber numbers.
After teaching Barry Diller a thing or two about high finance, Sumner Redstone plans to impart his wisdom to a bigger audience.
Record companies are crowing while broadcasters are crying over the Clinton administration's announced support for legislation that would create a performance right for digital sound recordings.
A California Assembly bill that Hollywood's unions claim would dangerously encroach on their rights to freely picket outside film sets was defeated in committee Tuesday.
Having disposed of the cable TV rate-regulation issue, FCC chairman Reed Hundt is gearing up for another controversial topic: the state of children's TV programming.
Media giant Time Warner Inc. said Tuesday it formed a new multimedia division , focusing on CD-ROMs and other multimedia applications. The division will be part of Warner Music Group's WEA Corp.
Jay Leno's former manager and producer Tuesday said she filed a $ 30 million libel suit against the Walt Disney Co.'s book publishing unit and the author of a book about Leno's "Tonight Show."