Congress may be on recess until after Labor Day, but House telecommunications subcommittee chairman Edward Markey (D-Mass.) is showing no signs of slacking off his crusade against TV violence. Markey…
The Justice Dept. gave the go-ahead Thursday to the New York Times' $ 1.1 billion purchase of the Boston Globe, deeming that it will not adversely affect competition.
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The cash register continues to ring for Barry Diller's QVC Network, which saw net profits for the second quarter bounce 53%.
Ailing Dutch electronics giant Philips is projecting profits equivalent to 3% to 4% of operational turnover for its Consumer Electronics (CE) division within the next three years.
In what amounts to a "nyuk nyuk nyuk" to two heirs of the Three Stooges, Columbia Pictures has filed a cross-complaint saying it has certain rights to use the personae of the comic trio because it…
A local hospital has asked for more than $ 46,000 to settle the bill of actor Brandon Lee, who died of a gunshot wound.
The Australian government handed down its federal budget for 1993-94 on Tuesday, allocating the arts industry $ A331 million ($ 222 million), a 12% increase over last year. Of that, the overall…
Marlon Brando has sued producer Elliott Kastner for allegedly giving him a $ 1 million check that bounced. Brando, in a complaint filed in Los Angeles Superior Court Tuesday, says Kastner promised…
More strength in shares of consumer products companies sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average past the 3,600 milestone for the first time, closing up 17.88 , or 0.50%, to 3,604.86. It had surged more…
A pair of Montecito real estate agents have sued the producers of "A Current Affair" and the publisher of Cosmopolitan magazine over stories that allegedly imply they were involved in a murder.
Showscan Corp. announced that revenues for the first quarter ended June 30, 1993, were $ 716,000, with a net loss of $ 2.5 million, or 53 cents per share. Revenue for the first quarter of the…
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