MCA Music Entertainment Group, vowing to use profits from sales of its Chess Records catalog to fight illegally produced recordings, yesterday announced a lawsuit against 20 companies it claims have…
Japanese electronics giant Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. yesterday announced an agreement with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to head off disputes over whether it is over-reporting costs to…
Ron Leslie's First Intl. Theaters has purchased the Ranch Mart 4 in Kansas City from United Artists, marking the company's first theater acquisition since Morgan Creek Prods. took a 40% position in…
Neither commercial banks nor Wall Street are likely sources of easy capital for the entertainment industry any time soon, a disappointed crowd of film and TV executives was told yesterday at the…
The U.S. Dept. of Justice is expected to ask a federal court here to delay until 1993 cable industry challenges to the must-carry/retransmission consent provisions of the new cable reregulation law…
The in-house fighting at the Nosotros Organization has escalated, possibly jeopardizing the fate of next year's Golden Eagle Awards.
A warrant was issued Monday for the arrest of Andre Young, aka Dr. Dre of Priority recording artists N.W.A, following Young's failure to appear in a Van Nuys court.
Rock star Axl Rose was found guilty yesterday of property damage and assault during an aborted Guns N' Roses concert last year that escalated into a riot.
Cineplex Odeon Corp. locked out union projectionists at its Chicago-area Plitt Theatres Inc. yesterday after Local 110 of the Motion Picture Projectionists & Video Technicians Union rejected the…
An aide to California Gov. Pete Wilson has leveled sharp criticism at a Chicago court's decision tossing out new Federal Communications Commission financial interest and syndication rules.
It apparently is going to be a costly affair to film in Calabasas. City officials in that recently established city territory have voted to institute a $ 400-a-day filming permit fee--the same amount…