The balanced budget agreement, which the House and Senate are expected to formally approve as early as today, seals a multibillion-dollar bonanza for broadcasters, who are being handed a huge chunk…
US West Media Group reported a 16% increase in operating cash flow in the second quarter, but depreciation and amortization costs associated with its November 1996 acquisition of Continental…
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Paragon Entertainment Corp. took control of the Lacewood Group Tuesday after the Ottawa-based animation house failed to meet Monday night's deadline to pay off its debts.
The initial price for Fuji Television Network Inc. (Fuji TV) stock has been set at 550,000 yen ($4,782), Reuters reported Tuesday. The network will go public Aug. 8, with a listing on the first…
Shares of Sony Corp. continued their climb to new highs on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) on Monday, buoyed by expectations of a strong first-quarter earnings report, which will be released Thursday.
It's still against the rules, but it's going to cost stations a few thousand dollars less to violate the FCC's ban on indecent and obscene broadcasts.
About 50 employees and several other creditors have initiated bankruptcy proceedings against Seagull Entertainment, producer/distributor of such syndie fare as "Hollywood Connection" and "Tarzan: the…
Net revenues for Scandinavian Broadcasting System shot up by $13.4 million, and the group, which owns a string of TV and radio channels across Europe, posted a profit for the first time in three…
News Corp. and Heritage Media Corp. have agreed to give Justice Dept. lawyers more time to study the companies' plan to merge their coupon business.
Walt Disney Co. neared the end of an auction of ABC's publishing assets with a deal to sell the Pacific Northwest Publishing Group to Lee Enterprises for $185 million.
Americast, the $100-million-a-year television venture set in motion early in 1996 by Disney and four phone companies, has eliminated its programming and marketing departments.