News Corp.'s prospects for rescuing its troubled satellite TV efforts by merging its ASkyB venture into the Primestar Partners sat TV joint venture have brightened in recent days and a deal could be…
Sony Corp. said Tuesday it has developed the technology to produce a CD-size high-capacity, recordable optic disc that has a single-side capacity to hold about five times the information of a…
The Clinton administration will tell the FCC today that it should not relax limits on media ownership, including rules which ban one broadcaster from owning more than one TV station in a market…
Viacom Inc. is planning to open five Nickeleodeon-themed retail stores later this year, highlighting the entertainment conglomerate's moves to beef up its licensing revenues by opening its own retail…
The Writers Guild of America will hold a weeklong conference in Maui in August to bring scribes together with industry leaders to discuss topics in the industry.
Read the book! See the movie! Compare the headaches! This summer, the book biz is facing problems that are nearly indistinguishable from those confronting the film industry.
Marcello Dell'Utri, the closest political associate of Silvio Berlusconi and former No. 2 in Fininvest, will have to sta
Barry Diller's HSN Inc.'s proposed $209 million acquisition of billionaire Paul Allen's controlling stake in Ticketmaster Group, confirmed Tuesday, drew immediate fire from major entertainment money…
Sony Corp. and Hitachi Ltd. were approved by the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) and the Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE) on Monday as companies that will be listed for stock option trading as of July 18.
President Clinton announced Monday he wants to extend most-favored-nation trading status to China for another year. The trade policy must still be approved by Congress.