NBC president Robert Wright has scheduled meetings with all three FCC commissioners today, when it's expected he'll pitch for a relaxation of broadcast ownership rules.
Eleven California arts groups were offered federal grants Tuesday, provided they can raise $ 3 on their own for every federal dollar they receive.
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Despite heavy reregulation and rate rollbacks ordered by the federal government, Tele-Communications Inc. reported improved financial results for 1993. It included a narrowing of net losses and a…
In one of the most spectacular success stories of postwar European politics, media mogul Silvio Berlusconi and his Forza Italia party stormed toward a stunning victory in Italy's national elections…
The closing of one of the entertainment industry's top business-management firms -- Breslauer, Jacobson, Rutman & Chapman -- may be announced as early as today, with three of the partners opening the…
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist/screenwriter Larry McMurtry and his partner Diana Ossana have signed with the William Morris Agency for film and television representation.
Jones Intercable's proposed $ 400 million alliance with Canadian telco Bell Canada Intl. is the latest cable-telco venture sent back to the drawing table because of the FCC's new rate regulations.
Time Warner Entertainment and its partners US West and Japanese-based Itochu and Toshiba are considering buying cable systems and/or starting program services in Japan.
New World Communications Group, which last week began trading as a publicly held company, has reportedly concluded a long-rumored deal to buy the remaining 50% of syndicator Genesis Entertainment.
Stock of Atari Corp. rose 11% Friday after media giant Time Warner Inc. bought an additional 2% stake in the multimedia entertainment company for $ 12. 75 million. Atari stock closed up 75 cents at $…
Furthering the restructuring of Largo Entertainment that began when founder Lawrence Gordon left the indie for a deal with MCA/Universal, Largo has tapped Peter Elson as its executive veep, giving…