The U.S. Senate on Saturday voted to abolish the Copyright Royalty Tribunal, the tiny federal agency that divvies up cable TV copyright royalty money to Hollywood studios and other programmers.
Attorneys for singer Michael Jackson were ordered by a Los Angeles court Tuesday to make the singer available before year's end in the civil case lodged against the entertainer. The judge also set a…
Federal Attorney General Michael Lavarch has intervened to force a delay in Rupert Murdoch's plans for News Corp. to issue super-shares.
U.S. and European trade negotiators wrapped up two days of talks on a range of issues including showbiz concerns Tuesday, claiming they had made progress toward a world trade accord but offered no…
Newly confirmed Federal Communications Commission chairman Reed Hundt says he's ready to stoke up the engines on the information superhighway, but he hasn't made up his mind on whether the fin-syn…
A federal appeals court Tuesday tossed out as unconstitutional the government's decision to channel "indecent" broadcasting to the hours of midnight to 6 a.m.
Tendered shares of Paramount Communications stock were running about 58-to-1 in Viacom's favor on the eve of a Delaware court's expected ruling on the palatability of a poison pill.
Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and a bipartisan group of lawmakers on Monday offered legislation permitting telephone entry into the cable TV business and allowing cablers to become local telephone service…
The doctor treating singer Michael Jackson in an undisclosed location disputed claims Monday that his patient is hiding out or being treated for something other than an addiction to prescribed…
The nation's second-largest long-distance company and the seventh-largest cable operator plan to test a system that allows customers to place long-distance calls over their cable wiring.