House copyright subcommittee chairman William Hughes (D-N.J.) has offered a bill on Tuesday that would, in essence, repeal retransmission consent, the new law that allows broadcasters to charge cable…
The land skirmish over Fox Inc.'s plans to expand its Century City lot is heating up, with the latest salvo fired against Fox and City Councilman Zev Yaroslavsky--a perceived champion of the studio's…
Intl. Family Entertainment's attempted takeover of TVS Entertainment, parent of MTM, has developed into a last-minute poker game between IFE and a significant minority of TVS shareholders, who are…
Hollywood has reason to crow over the makeup of the new House copyright subcommittee, a key congressional panel that often serves as the starting point for legislation affecting the film industry.
Proposed changes in the writing credits for film and TV caused a small squall at the board meeting of the Writers Guild of America West late Tuesday, as more than 30 members disrupted the meeting and…
DIGITAL HOOPLA: The biggest event today at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas-- for Hollywood exex, at least--is the unveiling of the new multimedia player from 3DO Co., the 2-year-old…
Robert DeNirbo's Tribeca Pictures has teamed up with Henninger Video Inc. to form Tribeca Henninger Editing Tools.
Pubcaster CBC has filed an appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada over the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision to ban Dec. 7 and 8 broadcasts of fictional miniseries, "The Boys of St. Vincent."
Next month's annual meeting for Walt Disney Co. will be in its usual good humor, laden with a touch of Magic Kingdom spirit.
Affiliates Regional Communications Ltd. announced late yesterday that it has purchased the 20% general partnership interest in ARC held by cable entrepreneur Bill Daniel's Dansports LP.
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