Cable TV giant Tele-Communications Inc. and Hallmark Cards Inc. are selling a combined $ 62.9 million or 22.8% stake in Heritage Media Corp., the company said Friday.
The stock of Marvel Entertainment Group Inc. dropped to a 52-week low Friday, after Spider-Man's owner said it expects robust growth, but not until the second half of the year.
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ValueVision Intl. Inc. has extended the expiration of its tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of National Media Corp. to midnight EDT Friday.
Walter Lantz was far more than a pioneer animator and creator of a staple of cartoon characters, including Woody Woodpecker. He was a very talented still-life and seascape painter. But most…
Martin Garbus, a partner in the firm of Frankfurt, Garbus, Klein & Selz, is a New York trial lawyer specializing in intellectual property cases.
In an effort to diversify its product line, Sinclair Prods., a recently formed production wing of sex-education video marketer Sinclair Institute, has hired Susan Sully as VP, worldwide sales. The…
Cable operator the Lenfest Group agreed Thursday to pony up $ 5 million to Hollywood studios and other program providers to settle a U.S. Dept. of Justice lawsuit alleging that the MSO underpaid…
Christian Slater, who turned heads in 1988's "Heathers" and currently is on the big screen in Paramount's "Jimmy Hollywood," has signed with Brillstein-Grey. Brad Grey and Brian Swardstrom will…
Time Warner AudioBooks announced Thursday it will release books on tape based on works by sci-fi notable Philip K. Dick, as well as projects in association with George Lucas' Lucasfilm Ltd. as the…
German media group Bertelsmann AG, despite sorting through the rubble of failed infotainment weblet Vox, expects 1993-94 profits to exceed the positive numbers from a year earlier, bolstered by a…
A partnership controlled by Hollywood producer Jeffrey Lurie has purchased the Philadelphia Eagles football team for a reported $ 185 million. Norman Braman, who bought the team for $ 65 million in…