Congressional staffers on Wednesday predicted passage in 1994 of legislation allowing telephone companies to compete head-to-head with cable TV operators.
The three-year law allowing the TV networks to police themselves on the issue of reducing vid violence expired Wednesday night, but the status will remain quo, says the law's sponsor, Sen. Paul Simon…
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The El Capitan theater in Hollywood will remain open even if the building housing it goes into foreclosure, according to Disney and Pacific Theatres execs.
Australian producer/distrib the Becker Group has launched an international TV sales arm based in L.A. Chief exec Richard Becker said Wednesday that the foreign distrib, PRO Intl., will "maximize the…
Peter Press, Viacom Intl.'s longtime London-based managing director/VP sales in the U.K. and Europe, has ankled abruptly.
The Malaysian cabinet has decided not to prolong the Malaysia-Australia crisis, and Information Minister Dato Mohamed announced the immediate lifting of the ban on Australian ads and programs.
A Colorado judge Tuesday declared unconstitutional the infamous Amendment 2 that banned gay-rights laws and provoked a star-led national boycott.
In opening briefs filed Tuesday with the Delaware Supreme Court, Paramount Communications and Viacom Inc. attacked the Delaware Chancery Court ruling -- which last week threw out key lockup…
MCA TV confirmed that it will expand its weekly animated series “Exosquad” into a strip next fall. The new Monday-Friday version of the show will come out with 52 episodes. * * * Rep. Fred Grandy…
Hughes Aircraft Co. announced a five-year contract to supply BellSouth Corp. with a cellular telephone networking system. The deal, estimated at $ 400 million, will cover 54 cities across the South…
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