The National Hispanic Media Coalition will announce today that it has filed petitions with the Federal Communications Commission to deny the license renewal applications of 10 Southern California…
At a hearing Monday, a federal judge scheduled the retrial of former Carolco CEO Peter Hoffman on criminal tax fraud counts for Jan. 20. U.S. District Court Judge John Davies also denied a defense…
Tribune Entertainment Co. is moving into the longform arena, signing a domestic distribution pact with Patchett Kaufman Entertainment.
Elstree Studios, thought near death until a year and a half ago, will expand with two 15,000-square-foot soundstages with 50-foot ceilings, upping the studio's capacity by 150%.
MTV Networks followed through on its rumored threat to litigate the departure of Nick at Nite's TV Land head man Rich Cronin by filing suit Friday against Fox Kids Worldwide Inc. as well as against…
A California Court of Appeal has upheld a $7.3 million judgment awarded to writer-producer Sandy Veith, who claimed "Northern Exposure" was based on a project he created. The opinion, presented…
Dallas LBO firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst has emerged as the leading candidate to acquire United Artists Theatre Circuit, the No. 2 exhib circuit, at a price that could reach $900 million, Wall…
Yugoslavia's first multiplex could be opening its doors in Belgrade as early as July 1998, developed jointly by U.S. operators Golden Ring Entertainment (GRE), which runs Moscow's successful Kodak…
Planet Hollywood Intl. Inc. and Aladdin Gaming LLC have agreed to develop, own and operate a 1,000-room hotel and 50,000-square-foot casino in Las Vegas.
One day after complaining to Congress about cable programmers' attempts to hoard sports programming, EchoStar CEO Charlie Ergen filed papers at the Federal Communications Commission alleging that…