One result of the recent sharpening of the Children's Television Act of 1990, which mandates that stations now provide three hours of educational kidvid programming per week, is that U.S…
A Los Angeles judge has ruled that Jeffrey Yapp can keep his job --- for the time being --- as new president of Hollywood Entertainment Corp., the nation's second-largest video chain.
For every Jodie Foster and Ron Howard --- former child actors who later became major adult players in the movie business --- there are hundreds of talented kids who get little more than their…
In an unprecedented show of media unity, Televisa and seven other media companies have unveiled plans for Mexico's first telethon, with proceeds to benefit handicapped children.
Howard Stern and the Federal Communications Commission are at it again. A brief filed by CBS, the shock-jock's corporate boss, protests a $6,000 fine levied against New York radio station WXRK for an…
Foreclosure Sale: Charming 7-bedroom, 8-1/2-bathroom Country English estate in exclusive Brentwood Park. Enjoy the updated kitchen with gourmet restaurant appliances, state-of-the-art media quarters…
Walt Disney Co. has asked a judge to disqualify the entire legal team representing Jeffrey Katzenberg in his $250 million breach-of-contract suit --- a move that could delay the trial and make it…
Czech entertainment conglomerate Bonton stretched its international reach into Poland, setting up daughter company Bonton Poland.
The Latin Heat conference was jump-started Wednesday with an inspirational speech by Phoenix Pictures chairman Mike Medavoy, who reminded Latinos that their growing numbers represent real power in…
The rights to "Dr. Laura" Schlessinger's nationally syndicated daily radio therapy call-in show, which airs weekday afternoons on KFI-AM, sold Wednesday to Jacor Communications for $71.5 million in a…