French utilities and communications giant Generale des Eaux (CGE), has reported first-half profits of 3.6 billion francs ($620 million), and company chairman Jean-Marie Messier is predicting…
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. is in a dispute with Warner Bros. over Warners' claims to the video distribution rights on product from MGM's recently acquired Orion Pictures, MGM says in an SEC filing.
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Argentina's most successful sports program producer Torneos y Competencias has just sold stakes to Ceticorp Holding (CEI), Telefonica Intl. (TISA) and TCI.
Further correcting an injustice done to some of Hollywood's busiest writers during the Red scare in the 1940s through the 1960s, the Writers Guild of America West on Tuesday released official…
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…
Liberty Media, the programming arm of Tele-Communications Inc., reported dramatically higher net profits of $307.7 million for the third quarter compared with $7 million a year ago as a result of a…
Univision Communications Inc. reported Wednesday its third-quarter profit soared 124%, thanks to solid returns from the network's first upfront presentation and an increasing share in the Hispanic…
Canal Plus chairman Pierre Lescure said that Warner Bros. is about to take a 10% stake in Canal Plus' satellite service, Canal Satellite.
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.
After two days of record swings, Wall Street took a breath Wednesday and stabilized. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up just 8.25 points to 7506.67, effectively no change.
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.