Advances in technology are forcing the entertainment and computer companies to start poaching in each others' yard.
Shares in Thames TV, Britain's largest independent production company, were suspended yesterday pending an announcement concerning a proposed bid by media conglomerate Pearson.
Canal Plus, Europe's leading pay-TV group, has posted a 14.5% increase in net income for 1992. A company statement released yesterday said net income hit 1.1 billion francs ($ 197 million) and…
A disagreement over rap group 2 Live Crew's parody of the Roy Orbison hit "Oh, Pretty Woman" will be used by the Supreme Court to resolve an important copyright law dispute.
Following confirmation yesterday of its $ 40 million acquisition of "Pirate Radio" station KQLZ-FM from Westwood One, sources said Viacom Intl. may replace the outlet's hard-rock sound with a "young…
Kim Basinger and ICM are back in the news again, as the actress has re-signed as a client of the agency.
French bank Credit Lyonnais, owner of MGM, yesterday posted a consolidated net loss for 1992 of 765 million francs ($ 139 million).
The Supreme Court yesterday heard arguments on whether all companies providing a cable TV-like service to apartments and condominiums are exempt from obtaining franchises from local municipalities.
The state Supreme Court let stand a $ 2 million award to a former "Beverly Hillbillies" star who sued over the movie rights to the Madonna pop hit "Like a Virgin."
Sony got the green light from the EC Commission to purchase a large plot of land on Berlin's Potsdamer Platz for 101.1 million marks ($ 62 million). Sony will build its European headquarters on the…
Time Warner Inc. yesterday announced that its Time Warner Entertainment Co. limited partnership with Toshiba and Itochu has sold $ 1 billion of 83/8% senior debentures due 2023. The company said the…