After three months of desperately trying to consummate its proposed marriage to Viacom Inc., the board of Paramount Communications Tuesday put the entertainment giant up for auction.
A joint venture between media analyst Paul Kagan and the nation's 12th-largest cable operator acquired the rights to build a system in the United Kingdom that will provide both cable and telephone…
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As if it didn't have enough to worry about, Paramount Communications Inc.'s second-quarter profits fell almost 7% to $ 96.8 million, or 80 cents per share, as poor film performance and higher…
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Severe cost-cutting helped National Lampoon parent J2 Communications reverse last year's loss to earn $ 67,000 or 2 cents a share last quarter, despite declining revenues.
Producers Entertainment Group Ltd., producer of the CBS series "Dave's World" and the pic "What's Love Got to Do With It," signed a letter of intent to buy AND Interactive Communications Corp., a…
Thirty-four members of the U.S. Senate have asked the Federal Communications Commission to step up its investigation into whether cable TV companies have illegally evaded rate regulation rules.
Gallic pay TV giant Canal Plus confirmed that 1993 profits will be around 1. 2 billion francs ($ 200 million) but warned Tuesday that heavy investment over the next 12 months will slow profit growth…
Civilizations Prods. fired back at Trimark Pictures Tuesday, filing a counterclaim to the latter's $ 1 million suit that cried foul over a discarded oral agreement.
The leather-and-wood-paneled third floor conference room at International Creative Management was transformed from Deal Central into a caroling wonderland Tuesday as 114 inner-city kids were treated…
Claiming that pay-per-view is "inherently a natural enemy of free TV," FCC commissioner James Quello predicted Tuesday that government will continue to resist a shift in top-shelf programming from…
Actress Janet Hubert-Whitten has sued actor/rapper Will Smith and NBC because she says Smith became hostile after she became pregnant and forced her off his "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" series.