The Consumer Federation of America is urging the FCC to roll back cable TV rates an extra 20% and crack down on cablers who evaded rate regulation by retiering service and emphasizing a la carte…
Further rollbacks in cable TV rates will threaten cable's ability to deliver information superhighway technologies to consumers, the National Cable Television Assn. claimed Thursday.
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Broadcasters are urging the House telecommunications subcommittee to include a broadcast industry "wish list" in information superhighway legislation that will be voted on next week.
Standard & Poor's Corp. will continue to monitor the credit situation of Paramount Communications, Viacom Inc. and Blockbuster Entertainment with negative implications.
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…
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.
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.
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.
Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) has sent a letter to FCC chairman Reed Hundt urging further cuts in cable TV rates and asking that the agency ensure "reasonable" pricing for basic cable service.
A Denver Federal court jury ruled Tuesday that pop star Michael Jackson did not steal the hit song "Dangerous" from a local songwriter.
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