Newly appointed FCC commissioner Gloria Tristani signaled her concern about the recent wave of media consolidation, especially its impact on diversity among the ranks of broadcast owners.
The Dept. of Labor has deferred a WGAW dissident faction's complaint that the Writers Guild's officer and board elections last September were conducted illegally. The ruling cites a federal law…
Argentina's most successful sports program producer Torneos y Competencias has just sold stakes to Ceticorp Holding (CEI), Telefonica Intl. (TISA) and TCI.
Canal Plus chairman Pierre Lescure said that Warner Bros. is about to take a 10% stake in Canal Plus' satellite service, Canal Satellite.
The Senate voted 99-1 Wednesday to confirm William Kennard as the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.
The future of embattled Oz satcaster Australis Media's Galaxy looked grim Thursday morning after it lost a battle for an expedited Federal Court ruling on government efforts to block its A$650…
Silicon Graphics Inc., the maker of high-powered computer graphics systems, Wednesday announced plans to implement a broad restructuring program, including the elimination of 700 to 1,000 jobs and a…
Wall Street analysts listening in to the HSN/Seagram Co. conference call Oct. 20 about their television deal got what appeared to be an early Christmas present.
In more good news for working actors, SAG performers' earnings from commercials rose a steady 5% to $527 million in 1996, the Screen Actors Guild announced in a report released Friday.
Indie film distrib Overseas Filmgroup Inc. reported 22% higher earnings of $434,940 in the third quarter, it said Friday, on 22% higher revenues of $6.08 million.