Viacom Intl. has filed a suit requesting that a federal judge prevent the Federal Communications Commission from enforcing a law requiring cable stations to carry certain signals.
The Nostalgia Network has filed suit in federal court against the Unification Church and its founder, Sun Myung Moon, claiming the church -- through various wholly owned subsidiaries -- is attempting…
French-owned Credit Lyonnais Bank Nederland was barred Thursday in U.S. District Court from foreclosing on TWE Group Inc. and its Epic Prods. affiliate.
Jean Fox has been elected to the office of 11th vice president of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, finishing out the term vacated by Thomas C. Short.
Participants in the high definition TV "grand alliance" told Congress Thursday that their decision to join forces should hasten HDTV delivery to U.S. consumers and that HDTV sets will easily…
Fox Inc. chairman Rupert Murdoch this week wrote a letter to Attorney General Janet Reno urging elimination of the fin-syn rules and related Justice Dept. antitrust consent decrees.
CBS is holding out the threat of legal action against the top five cable operators in the U.S. if they collectively refuse to pay any cash to transmit the signals of the seven CBS-owned TV stations.
Storm clouds are on the horizon for the National Endowment for the Arts as the agency begins its reauthorization hearings next month without a chairman.
At Time Warner last night, executives were breaking out the scotch.
Attorneys for unsecured creditors threw a monkey wrench into the bankruptcy proceedings of NSB Film Corp. -- formerly Hemdale Film Corp. -- charging law firm Loeb & Loeb with conflict of interest…
Ticketmaster will announce today that it has signed a deal with Chicago Online, a service owned by Chicago Tribune and computer service American Online, for subscribers to order tickets to the…