Ronald O. Perelman's the Andrews Group, acting through its Four Star Intl. subsidiary, has acquired a 50% stake in privately held syndicator Genesis Entertainment.
Viacom prez Frank Biondi said Wednesday his company's cable systems are opposed to paying retransmission consent money to broadcasters but that Viacom TV stations might ask for retrans coin from…
Toni Cook, long considered the favorite to be President Clinton's choice as the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, may not be a shoo-in for the job after all.
A Delaware judge ruled late Wednesday not to block the closing of a tender offer by Liberty Media Corp. to buy 15 million shares of Home Shopping Network at $ 7 a share.
In his first quarter at the helm, Barry Diller has done quite well wringing more out of the QVC Network. The leading cable shopping channel posted net profit of $ 21.6 million (44 cents a share) for…
Sony Electronic Publishing Co. is consolidating its multimedia operations. The company, a unit of Sony Corp., is moving its Multimedia Productions division, which publishes CD-ROM titles, from…
Hollywood shares were buoyed by a record high for the stock market Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed past the 3,500 mark for the first time in 109 years, closing at 3500.3.
A New York law firm representing unsecured creditors of the New York Post is urging the FCC to grant Rupert Murdoch permission to regain control of the publication.
An effort in Sacramento to put "teeth" into the Talent Agency Act has been yanked from this year's legislative session.
Strong growth in German and Dutch TV advertising revenues boosted Luxembourg-based media conglomerate CLT's 1992 revenues 26% over earnings for the previous year.
Producers Eduard Sarlui and Moshe Diamant have sued their former lawyer for allegedly turning over control of Epic Pictures to Credit Lyonnais Bank Nederland and then falsely claiming Sarlui and…