The rabid anti-violence atmosphere in Washington, climaxed by FCC topper Reed Hundt's speech here Tuesday, slammed hard into distributors trying to sell firstrun action hours at NATPE.
Rep. Don Edwards (D-Santa Clara) a veteran lawmaker regarded as friendly to Hollywood, announced he will retire from Congress at the end of the year.
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The Clinton administration on Wednesday signaled its support for a review of broadcast ownership rules by the Federal Communications Commission.
Media mogul Silvio Berlusconi, one of Italy's richest men, announced Wednesday he was entering politics at the head of a "freedom crusade" to try to defeat the left in a watershed general election in…
Christopher Skase, whose media and leisure empire crashed in the late 1980s, has vowed to fight efforts to force him to return from self-exile in Majorca to face 32 company law charges.
Some 50 constitutional scholars fired off a letter to Attorney General Janet Reno, FCC chairman Reed Hundt and members of Congress on Wednesday warning that pending anti-violence legislation violates…
Federal and state agencies have established telephone lines for people needing assistance from the Northridge quake.
The Walt Disney Co., with the financial debacle of Euro Disney off its books for the time being, posted record first-quarter earnings Tuesday.
U. of Pennsylvania professor George Gerbner is challenging a commonly held belief that violent programming translates into boffo ratings.
Higher television ratings, a firmer ad market and big revenue gains in its radio and cable businesses helped Capital Cities/ABC earn $ 166.74 million last quarter, or a record $ 10.35 per share, up…
Time Warner Inc. investors filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday, claiming its board implemented a poison pill plan last week not to protect them against a creeping takeover but to safeguard its own…