Televangelist Pat Robertson's Intl. Family Entertainment Inc. called off its tender offer for Nostalgia Network Inc. Thursday, apparently recognizing that stockholders were balking at its $ 2 a share…
The Federal Communications Commission Thursday unveiled plans for six regional seminars to educate consumers, state and local regulators about cable TV rereg.
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The Assn. of Independent Television Stations is complaining that the FCC made an "arbitrary and capricious" decision to phase out after two years the syndication portion of the finsyn rules. Brief…
The National Assn. of Broadcasters blasted TV Marti on Thursday as a "Rube Goldberg operation" no longer deserving of government support.
Rank Organisation Plc. will stay out of the interactive multimedia revolution, preferring to stand by its long-held principle that "home" and "entertainment" don't necessarily go together.
The ITC Entertainment Group is establishing a new division, ITC Licensing, for the worldwide merchandise licensing representation of the company's 10,000 -plus film and TV library.
The prospects for Euro Disney, Walt Disney Co.'s beleaguered theme park outside the French capital, are starting to look a lot brighter, just as its financial problems have hit a low point.
Actors in British Columbia have opted to continue re-affiliation talks with ACTRA, Canada's screen performers union -- despite a proposed merger with the Canadian branch of the Teamsters.
A group of clothing and textile union workers will demonstrate outside the Walt Disney Co. corporate headquarters in Burbank at 8 a.m. today to protest the company's alleged "indifference" to…
A Virginia district court judge has thrown out a lawsuit against helmer/scripter John Sayles over copyright infringement on the Oscar-nominated film "Passion Fish."
After months of unsuccessful negotiations for a production deal with Arnon Milchan, MGM has turned around and filed a multimillion-dollar suit against the indie producer, saying he reneged on a…