The tussle for power within the ITV network turned a good deal rougher Monday, when Granada Group announced a hostile takeover bid for London Weekend TV.
Confirming one of D.C.'s hottest rumors, the U.S. Telephone Assn. on Monday named White House deputy chief of staff Roy Neel president of the telco lobbying org, effective March 1.
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Broadcasters have received word from Sen. Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.) that he will seek an early vote from the Senate Commerce Committee in 1994 on a bill requiring that health warnings be attached to…
Atlantis Communications Inc., an independent television producer in Canada, filed a prospectus in Ontario for an offering of 2,514,929 subordinate voting shares at C$ 14.50 ($ 10.97) a share. Net…
Paramount Communications Inc. considered teaming with Tele-Communications Inc. and Liberty Media Inc. to try to buy nearly half of Turner Broadcasting System Inc. earlier this year.
The FCC OK'd Broadcast Partners Inc.'s proposed acquisition of radio station WCKZ-FM in Charlotte, N.C. The company expects to complete the acquisition from Compass Media Group in January.
One of the British film industry's longest-running partnerships is breaking up after 21 years, with the news that Anne Boyle is vacating her post as acquisitions director of indie distrib Mayfair…
Vowing to send out strike consent cards to its members immediately, the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees wearily ankled the bargaining table early Saturday morning after failing to hammer…
BCE Inc. may seek to finance its proposed investment in Jones Intercable Inc. by selling equity in BCE Telecom Intl. Inc., the unit making the investment.
QVC Network over the weekend defended the decision of the Delaware Chancery Court that last month threw out key lockup agreements between Paramount and Viacom and created a level playing field in the…
The seething debate over the WGAW computer bulletin board was finally put to rest Friday when a federal district court judge dismissed a lawsuit that would have reopened the public computer…
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