Mattel Inc., which earlier this month sued MCA Records for trademark infringement over a hit song, is now doing battle with Nissan because of a TV ad starring G.I. Joe, Barbie and Ken look-alike…
Swedish competition authorities have notified Svensk Filmindustri (SF) that they are preparing a possible antitrust suit against it in answer to a 3-year-old case filed by competitor Sandrews.
Cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. hit a year-high last week that was almost double the stock price of just four months ago, highlighting how the company has come back from the dead on Wall Street.
After overcoming an effort led by Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) to kill the National Endowment for the Arts, the agency still faces an ongoing effort to transfer much of it's $100 million budget to state…
Kushner-Locke Co. has extended its Chase Securities Inc. credit line from $40 million to $60 million to fuel an increase in film and television lensing.
French pay television Canal Plus has announced a 15.6% rise in first half revenues to 6.2 billion francs ($1 billion), while consolidated net profits slid 64% to $22 million, largely due to the…
A rally in Liberty Media's stock price forced the cable programmer Thursday to raise the price it is offering in a stock buyback offer to a total cost of $450 million.
After striking out with the Supreme Court, a group of songwriters and music publishers have begun lobbying Congress to modify current copyright law to give added protections to material written…
Darcie Denkert has been upped to senior executive vice president, business affairs at MGM. Her title was wrong in Thursday’s story. * * * Carsey-Werner Co. exec Dirk W. van de Bunt’s name was…
Ted Turner has answered any questions about what he plans to do with the money he's made from selling his company to Time Warner. At a dinner Thursday in his honor, Turner committed $1 billion…