Marvel Entertainment Group Inc. posted a 92.6% increase in net income for the fourth quarter, fueled by its acquisition of Fleer Corp.
General Motors filed a lawsuit against NBC in Indiana yesterday, charging the web and an independent testing firm with defamation stemming from an installment of "Dateline NBC," which questioned the…
At least one investor believes in Westwood One's strategy to cut debt.
A group including New York money manager Mario Gabelli raised its stake in Intl.
A $ 150 million issue of Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. senior notes, due Feb. 15, 1998, was priced as 6 5/8% at 99.90 to yield 6.649%, 118 basis points above the five-year Treasury note.
President Clinton Friday named James Quello temporary chairman of the Federal Communications Commission until a permanent FCC head is named.
Senate Commerce Committee chairman Ernest Hollings (D-S.C.) last week offered legislation that would require broadcasters to air both sides of a controversial issue.
The Justice Dept. has reversed course and now says it will defend the must-carry provision of the new cable reregulation law that requires cablers to carry most local broadcast stations.
Kirk Kerkorian's Los Angeles-based lawyers have challenged French bank Credit Lyonnais to prove, as the bank alleged, that he participated in a conspiracy to falsify documents relating to the…
Gaylord Entertainment Co. completed a private placement of $ 150 million of 7 .19% senior notes due Feb. 1, 2000.
DISC SALE: It appears Encyclopaedia Britannica has put its Compton's NewMedia unit on the block, hiring New York investment bankers Lazard Freres & Co. to handle the transaction.