Cable TV trade organizations are pressing the Federal Communications Commission for relief for small cable operators from new rules that stem from Congress' passage of the 1992 Cable Act.
French waterworks conglom Generale des Eaux has agreed in principle to pay $ 400 million for 80% control of FNAC, France's largest video and music retailer.
Rupert Murdoch's News Ltd. has bought 50% of Melbourne-based Mushroom Records, Australia's largest independent record label. The sale price was not disclosed but industry sources are placing a value…
Hearst New Media & Technology head Alfred C. Sikes has brought aboard one of his former FCC aides, Charles G. Schott, as VP of the unit, also hiring Cella M. Irvine in the same capacity.
The William Morris Agency is close to making a deal to bring high-profile book publisher Joni Evans aboard as a literary agent, sources say.
Ufa-Theatre, with 514 houses Europe's largest exhibition chain, announced it has earmarked 150 million marks ($ 88 million) by 1995 for renovations, expansion and new builds.
The legal battle over whether Paula Abdul was the sole lead vocalist on certain songs from her multiplatinum Virgin Records debut album "Forever Your Girl" began Tuesday in U.S. District Court, with…
Two-term board member Dorothy C. Fontana has thrown her hat into the ring for the post of VP of the Writers Guild of America West, marking the upcoming election's first officer candidate to run by…
A $ 1 billion issue of Time Warner Entertainment L.P. senior notes, due July 15, 2033, was priced as 8 3/8 at 99.392 to yield 8.428%, according to MCM CorporateWatch.
NBC parent General Electric credited its broadcasting operations -- which include the network, stations and cable holdings -- with helping it to achieve record net earnings in the second quarter.
KNBC news reporter Phil Shuman has sued his former lawyer for mishandling his claims against the City of Beverly Hills arising from a 1984 incident in which he allegedly was assaulted by police…