Confusion reigns over the exact place that the new, presumably improved Viacom/Paramount/Blockbuster company will occupy in the entertainment hierarchy. But Wall Street expects to find it among the…
Home Shopping Network posted a loss for the fourth quarter and year as the St. Petersburg, Fla., shopping net struggled with tough times and legal problems.
A Texas court ruled Wednesday that K-Tel Intl. Inc. is the sole owner of vintage copyrights and master recordings of Dominion Records, best known as the record label of Chubby Checker. The court also…
Cineplex Odeon Corp. posted its first operating profit since 1987 and cut its net losses by 82% in 1993 as the Toronto exhibitor continues to restructure its way back to health.
Maclean Hunter seems intent on playing hard to get. Four days after Rogers Communications made a $ C2.8 billion ($ 2.1 billion) bid to buy out Maclean Hunter, the takeover target has responded with a…
After five months of plot twists and pricey rewrites, Viacom Inc. brought the curtain down on rival QVC Network Tuesday, making off with Paramount for $ 9 .85 billion or $ 80.16 per share, about $…
A Denver Federal court jury ruled Tuesday that pop star Michael Jackson did not steal the hit song "Dangerous" from a local songwriter.
Iwerks Entertainment has signed an agreement to build simulated-motion theaters for the family entertainment centers being developed by Blockbuster Entertainment. Iwerks will also develop and produce…
Players on the Paramount lot are wondering just what Tuesday's conclusion of the Viacom deal means for their future. While they admit the worst is over for studio management, Par's cupboard is…
FCC chairman Reed Hundt on Tuesday called Rep. Ed Markey's "V-chip" bill a "very creative proposal" for dealing with TV violence but stopped short of endorsing its passage.