House telecommunications subcommittee chairman Ed Markey (D-Mass.) will hold a press conference Thursday to announce introduction of a "V-chip" bill that would allow parents to block out violent TV…
Blockbuster Entertainment Co. has come under fire over its commanding stake in Spelling Entertainment.
Sen. Paul Simon bluntly told members of the broadcast industry Monday that either they must exercise greater self-restraint in regard to violent programming or Congress will step in and do it for…
Songwriters and music publishers are aligning against Recording Industry Assn. of America-backed legislation that would establish a new digital performance right in sound recordings.
A copyright trade group representing U.S. film and recording industries is warning the Clinton administration not to relax its tough trade treatment of Thailand.
Chrysalis Music Group A&R exec Brett Cantor was found slain in his Hollywood home July 30, according to Los Angeles police. Cantor, who was also a partner in Hollywood's Dragonfly nightclub and was…
Infinity Broadcasting reported net income of $ 5.7 million (31 cents a share) for the second quarter, up more than fourfold from $ 1.2 million (7 cents) in the same period last year. Revenues were up…
Call it the Empire of the Rising Nephew. Roy E. Disney -- a major shareholder in the Walt Disney Co. who also serves as vice chairman of his late uncle's giant Burbank entertainment conglomerate -…
Reed Elsevier of the U.K. has established a business information subsidiary in China, the company said.
Fox-owned WNYW-TV in New York Thursday axed a staffer who had filed a $ 1 million federal discrimination suit against the station (Daily Variety, July 28 ).
The White House is expected today to name actress Jane Alexander as President Clinton's nominee to head the National Endowment for the Arts.