Just two weeks after pinkslipping 13% of the staff of cabler Optus Vision (OV), Ziggy Switkowski has left the chief exec's office.
A referendum to merge the industry's two performers unions will be delayed at least until the fall because a report on melding the guilds' two pension and health plans has yet to be completed.
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Wall Street firms Merrill Lynch and Lehman Bros. are to spend $528 million buying a crucial block of stock in cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. from the estate of the late Bob Magness, former TCI…
One of Spain's most solvent film and TV companies, Sogecable, has announced post-tax profits for 1996 of $40.8 million.
Stunt performers and thespians picketed the Screen Actors Guild once again Tuesday, calling on members to reject a new commercials contract and pressing guild officials to make greater gains in the…
Bain Capital, the Boston investment firm buying Live Entertainment Inc., plans to "aggressively pursue synergistic acquisition opportunities" in the entertainment industry using Live as a platform…
FCC chairman Reed Hundt has formally agreed to defer a vote on an agency probe of liquor advertising on television.
London-based production houses will soon have a high-speed digital link to Los Angeles that will allow Soho-based media companies to play a bigger role in the special effects and post-production…
Kidvid advocates told members of Congress Monday that they could reach a final agreement on a beefed-up program labeling system as early as today, but network lobbyists insist that there are still…
Megalomedia, the ambitious British media group headed by advertising millionaire Maurice Saatchi, has become Europe's largest digital effects company by acquiring London-based Computer Film Holdings…
Electronic Ticket Marketing, which this year has been the primary ticket outlet for Dodgers baseball, is hoping consumers' familiarity with automatic teller machines will translate into a widespread…