Shares in Thames TV, Britain's largest independent production company, were suspended yesterday pending an announcement concerning a proposed bid by media conglomerate Pearson.
Goldman Sachs & Co. analyst Richard Simon lowered his investment rating on New Line Cinema Corp. to "market performer" from "trading buy."
Canal Plus, Europe's leading pay-TV group, has posted a 14.5% increase in net income for 1992. A company statement released yesterday said net income hit 1.1 billion francs ($ 197 million) and…
Advances in technology are forcing the entertainment and computer companies to start poaching in each others' yard.
Business manager Lloyd Zeiderman has filed an $ 80 million suit in New York State Supreme Court against former client Barbara Bel Geddes charging that his business sustained severe losses after the…
A disagreement over rap group 2 Live Crew's parody of the Roy Orbison hit "Oh, Pretty Woman" will be used by the Supreme Court to resolve an important copyright law dispute.
Following confirmation yesterday of its $ 40 million acquisition of "Pirate Radio" station KQLZ-FM from Westwood One, sources said Viacom Intl. may replace the outlet's hard-rock sound with a "young…
The Supreme Court yesterday heard arguments on whether all companies providing a cable TV-like service to apartments and condominiums are exempt from obtaining franchises from local municipalities.
Time Warner Inc. yesterday announced that its Time Warner Entertainment Co. limited partnership with Toshiba and Itochu has sold $ 1 billion of 83/8% senior debentures due 2023. The company said the…
Ron Howard and Brian Grazer and Imagine Films Entertainment Inc. announced that IFE Acquisition Co. Inc., a corporation controlled by Grazer and Howard, has completed its acquisition of Imagine and…