Producer Matty Simmons, founder and former chairman of the board of the National Lampoon, has publicly rebutted charges made in two suits filed against him earlier this week by J2 Communications and…
Warner Bros. chairman Bob Daly yesterday expressed dismay over the decision by Chicago Judge Richard A. Posner not to remove himself from the financial interest and syndication rules case.
Former Fox Entertainment News reporter Bryn Freedman's name was misspelled yesterday in a story about Phil Alden Robinson appearing on ABC's "Nightline" in a seg produced by Robinson. Due to an…
Richard Branson's Virgin Communications and Kevin Eastman's Tundra Publishing have closed a deal with the Limelight Group for an equity infusion in excess of $ 2 million, it was confirmed yesterday.
Standard & Poor's yesterday downgraded Carolco Pictures ratings on two debt issues, $ 34 million of 14% senior unsecured notes due 1993 and $ 16 million worth of 13% senior subordinated notes due…
World Intl. Network, which is involved in the coproduction and distribution of telepix, miniseries and homevid projects, announced that it has established a new $ 12 million revolving credit facility…
Gerry Robinson, chief exec of British leisure conglomerate Granada, lived up to his promises when he delivered a massively improved performance for the company for the year ended Sept. 26.
The race to take over the historic Max Factor Museum building from Procter & Gamble apparently has been narrowed to two contenders, but officials from the City of Los Angeles have intervened and are…
The Canadian government has announced a massive $ C8 billion ($ 6.24 billion) budget reduction over two years that will result in cuts to film and TV funder Telefilm Canada, the National Film Board…
J2 Communications and a joint venture that includes director Ivan Reitman have filed separate lawsuits charging that producer Matty Simmons improperly diverted at least $ 8 million in residuals.
PaineWebber Inc. consumer services analyst Craig Bibb has lowered his investment ratings on Musicland Stores Corp. and QVC Network Inc. to "attractive" from "buy." Bibb said he downgraded Musicland…