Leveraged buyout giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has the edge over Hicks Muse Tate & Furst in last-minute negotiations for the acquisition of Norman Lear's Act III Theaters expected to conclude within…
Stronger performances from cable programming and cable systems helped Time Warner narrow its third-quarter net loss by 30% to $116 million, the company said Wednesday, as well as boost operating…
Writers Guild of America West officials have reached a tentative West-only deal with film and TV producers, a development that will effectively eliminate, at least for now, any chance of…
Move over Ted Turner. Bob and Harvey Weinstein are getting into the philanthropy business.
Projection equipment manufacturer Ballantyne of Omaha Inc. increased net profit 61%, to $2 million, in the third quarter, it said Wednesday, on 38% higher sales of $17.3 million.
Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest group, which owns film production and distribution unit Medusa and controls 50.3% of TV company Mediaset, said pretax profit in the first half of 1997 fell to 448.2…
Canuck children's TV specialist Cinar Films announced Wednesday that it made major gains in both earnings and revenue during the third quarter, due in part to its takeover of the U.S.
Baker & Hostetler LLP, one of the nation's largest law firms, has opened a new office in Beverly Hills, aiming to expand its entertainment industry-related intellectual property and new media law…
The Writers Guild of America West has sent members ballots for its secretary-treasurer runoff between Michael Halperin and Michael Mahern. The election will conclude on Oct. 30.
After writing checks totaling $83.4 million to the U.S. Treasury, CD Radio Inc. has been cleared by the Federal Communications Commission to launch a new satellite-delivered nationwide radio service.