Tele-Communications Inc., the nation's largest cablecaster, has filed a shelf registration with the Securities & Exchange Commission for $ 1.3 billion in debt securities.
Film and TV funder Telefilm Canada has been hit hard by sweeping budget cuts announced last week by federal finance minister Don Mazankowski. Agency faces up to a $ 15.6 million cut from its $ 134.55…
Twentieth Century Fox and Italy's Artisti Associati agreed to curtail their Italo distrib partnership, effective Dec. 4.
No decision was issued Friday from Chicago's U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on the fate of fin-syn rules, raising eyebrows among interested parties.
In an attempt to avoid the threat of an industry slowdown, negotiators from the Directors Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers will sit down at the bargaining…
Producer Matty Simmons, founder and former chairman of the board of the National Lampoon, has publicly rebutted charges made in two suits filed against him earlier this week by J2 Communications and…
Irving Azoff has not supported a general boycott of Colorado because of anti-gay legislation voters approved last month (Daily Variety, Dec. 3).
Warner Bros. chairman Bob Daly yesterday expressed dismay over the decision by Chicago Judge Richard A. Posner not to remove himself from the financial interest and syndication rules case.
Former Fox Entertainment News reporter Bryn Freedman's name was misspelled yesterday in a story about Phil Alden Robinson appearing on ABC's "Nightline" in a seg produced by Robinson. Due to an…
Richard Branson's Virgin Communications and Kevin Eastman's Tundra Publishing have closed a deal with the Limelight Group for an equity infusion in excess of $ 2 million, it was confirmed yesterday.
Standard & Poor's yesterday downgraded Carolco Pictures ratings on two debt issues, $ 34 million of 14% senior unsecured notes due 1993 and $ 16 million worth of 13% senior subordinated notes due…