The Walt Disney Co. Thursday reported a 17% increase in third-quarter profits, despite absorbing a $ 30.9 million loss on its Euro Disney theme park. Robust operating results at the company's…
The entertainment industry and Congress are drawing battle lines over imminent legislation requiring insertion in new TV sets of computer chips enabling parents to block out programs rated…
Motion Picture Assn. of America president and chief executive Jack Valenti spoke out Thursday against potential congressional restrictions on violence on television, and pledged that member studios…
Hollywood-based entrepreneurs David Bergstein and Ron Tutor have completed their long-expected purchase of U.K. sales company Capitol Films. Bergstein and Tutor will merge their production outfit…
A new study indicating that TV violence has ebbed hints that the networks and Hollywood programmers may be turning the corner on the problem, Sen. Paul Simon (D-Ill.) said Wednesday.
An expanding array of products enabled comic-book publisher Marvel Entertainment Group Inc. to post super operating results for its second quarter ended June 30.
French media and advertising group Havas SA said its first-half consolidated revenues rose 2.7% to 14.66 billion francs ($ 2.49 billion) compared with the first half of 1992.
French pay-TV channel Canal Plus said its consolidated first-half revenues rose 9.5% to 4.259 billion francs ($ 720 million) from the first half of 1992.
A judge on Tuesday dismissed three of four complaints in a lawsuit by singer-actress Martha Raye, who claims Bette Midler ripped off her life story to make the film "For the Boys," an attorney said.
Fred Dalton Thompson, a lawyer who portrays the White House chief of staff in the film "In the Line of Fire," wants a new job: Al Gore's former Senate seat.
Eleven U.S. senators have written the FCC imploring the agency to provide relief to small cable TV operators threatened by cable reregulation.