A Senate subcommittee charged with overseeing the District of Columbia plans to pioneer new territory next month when it will look into the impact of violent music lyrics on urban youth.
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Net profits at Dutch-based consumer electronics company Philips shot up to 1.4 billion guilders ($700 million)in its third quarter following the company's continued sell-off of its loss-makers, or…
John Malone's Liberty Media is expected to raise its stake in Barry Diller's HSN Inc. from 15% to 20%, using as payment its $345 million preferred stockholding in Fox Kids Worldwide Inc., sources…
Federal Communications Commission chief of staff Blair Levin is exiting the agency after serving in the top post for almost four years --- longer than anyone else has held the job.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, will give the keynote luncheon address at the third annual Worldwide Television Industry Summit Conference in New York Nov. 24.
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The USC School of Cinema-Television has raised the curtain on the campus's new TV production center and student-run TV station.
Sony announced in May it had a high-capacity optical disc that would rival the digital videodisc random access memory (DVD-RAM) format, and on Wednesday the electronics giant said it has made the…
A strong performance from AMC Entertainment Inc.'s new megaplexes helped the exhib increase earnings 5% before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization to $37 million in its second fiscal…
Marc Schiller, who built and led the House of Blues' new media division for 3-1/2 years, has resigned his position at the national chain of music nightspots to form his own Internet-oriented…