Katz Communications is on the verge of being sold to Dallas-based investment group Hicks, Muse & Co. The sale price, according to industry sources, will be approximately $ 265 million-$ 270 million.
In the wake of FCC chairman Reed Hundt's TV violence address Monday to a joint NATPE/INTV session, industry honchos were saying it was long on style and short on hoped-for substance.
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FCC chairman Reed Hundt climbed the bully pulpit Monday by forcefully urging broadcasters and programmers to take greater steps to stamp out TV violence.
Taking a meeting with Sonic the Hedgehog may be one of Hollywood's most coveted sitdowns now that Sega of America Inc. has set up an office to bridge the gap between Silicon Valley and showbiz's…
Hearst Corp. is taking off to the Great White North as part of a mostly Canadian effort to launch an interactive network serving Quebec City and Montreal.
The Walt Disney Co. will increase the company's dividend to 7.5 cents a share , up from 6.25 cents. The dividend will be payable May 20 to shareholders of record as of April 15. The company last…
Blockbuster Entertainment chairman H. Wayne Huizenga said Monday he will buy the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He already owns pro baseball and hockey franchises and could end up…
While QVC Network chief Barry Diller mulls his next move in the wake of Paramount Communications' decision to back the latest Viacom tender offer, talk Monday focused on the makeup of a new QVC bid.
The Clinton administration will probably add a second broadcast industry executive to a task force on how best to build the information superhighway, an administration staffer said Sunday.
TV stations that buy some or all of the six new hourlong action series powering their way into TV syndication between now and September could run afoul of the anti-violence crusaders in Washington.
Just two weeks before ratification ballots are due on the new IATSE contract, a mini-brouhaha is breaking out among locals over a published letter that called for the hard-fought contract with the…
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