What do peach beer, baseball and recessions have in common? They are examples of the Japanese ability to import a Western product and make it uniquely their own.
INTERMEDIA NOISE: If there's a bellwether for the fledgling multimedia industry, it should be the bidding around Compton's New Media, one of the largest distributors of CD-ROM titles in the country.
To the delight of Hollywood, U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor is insisting that European Community TV programming quotas be revised and that a stronger emphasis be placed on protection for…
The Los Angeles County supervisors, faced with the annual loss of millions of dollars in revenue generated by fashion photographers who have fled to Florida, have streamlined the permit process for…
Capital Cities/ABC Inc. yesterday announced that its recently established Capital Cities Capital unit had made its first investment: A $ 4.75 million stake in YES! Entertainment Corp., a new…
Goldman Sachs & Co. analyst Richard Simon lowered his investment rating on New Line Cinema Corp. to "market performer" from "trading buy."
Legislation was offered in Congress yesterday that would require tough health warnings be attached to beer and wine commercials, a proposal that drew the wrath of special interest groups ranging from…
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…
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.