Times Mirror Cable Television Inc., a unit of Times Mirror Co. of Los Angeles , acquired the 80% of Community Cablevision that it didn't already own from Irvine Co., a closely held land development…
Former DeMann Entertainment film and TV veep Sherry Marsh has entered into a first-look deal with HBO Independent Prods. covering features and television.
With continuing high writedowns on its radio interests and hefty interest charges, Oz media group Hoyts Entertainment is still in the red, posting a $ A68 .2 million ($ 49.8 million) group loss for…
President Bush risks offending some of his strongest supporters if he vetoes the cable reregulation bill: the National Religious Broadcasters Assn.
High interest charges have again eroded the profitability of Australia's Amalgamated Holdings, which owns major exhib/distrib the Greater Union Group.
Cable industry foes are claiming that an override of President Bush's expected veto of re-regulation legislation is within reach, barring a last-minute shift of key lawmakers to the cable side.
Spike Lee's legal skirmish over use of the Rodney King videotape was settled out of court yesterday --the film will be released Nov. 20 with the beating footage intact-- but the echoes of his fight…
Capital Cities/ABC prez Daniel Burke yesterday warned federal regulators that the switch to high definition TV could imperil the survival of small stations.
On all counts, "Batman Returns" is a monster. Follow-up to the sixth-highest-grossing film of all time has the same dark allure that drew audiences in three years ago. But many non-fans of the…
With origins in a Marvel Comics character, The Punisher is, as might be expected, two-dimensional. The Punisher has killed 125 people before the film even begins, and the ensuing 90 minutes are…
GOOD MORNING from Orlando where Disney today preem: the latest in its entertainment extravaganzas — the Disney MGM Studios Theme Park following a weekend of previews for 7000 guests, including 2250…