A five-person search committee headed by Newhouse Broadcasting Corp. prez Bob Miron has been formed by the National Cable Television Assn. to find a replacement for outgoing prexy James Mooney.
SFX Broadcasting Inc., a radio broadcasting company, filed an initial public offering for 3.2 million class A common shares. In a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, the company said…
Gallic pubcaster France 2 has moved to avoid heading into the red in 1994 by appealing to the government to reduce the network's dependence on advertising revenue by kicking in more license-fee coin.
Grundy Worldwide, the global production arm of Reg Grundy's worldwide production/distribution operation, has made a further inroad into the burgeoning Southeast Asian market with the opening of a…
Paramount Pictures Corp. has sued actor John Rhys-Davies for allegedly refusing to show up in time for production of the syndicated firstrun series "The Untouchables."
The head of one of Hollywood's independent film lenders has been unsaddled. Steven Leibowitz, a senior vice president and manager of entertainment lending at L.A.'s Imperial Bank, was quietly let go…
A decision Friday by the Federal Communications Commission to grant must-carry status for broadcast stations that exist on home shopping fare drew bitter dissent from the cable TV industry and a…
Congress last week approved legislation granting $ 11.5 million in supplemental funding so the Federal Communications Commission can regulate cable TV rates.
Marvel Holdings Inc., a holding company for Marvel Entertainment Group Inc., filed for an offering of $ 259 million of senior secured discount notes due 2003 to be offered at $ 150 million. The…
The fallout from Transamerica exiting the bond business has now hit Australia: Completion Bond Co.'s rep here, the First Australian Completion Bond Co. (FACB), has merged with Motion Picture…
Former Capitol-EMI president/CEO Joe Smith has resurfaced as executive producer for World Cup USA, the coordinating body for the 1994 international soccer championship, which will be held for the…