The reborn Aussie media conglom Television and Media Services boosted pretax operating profits by 128% to $ A4.54 million ($ 3.17 million) in the six months to Dec. 31.
United Television Inc. profit for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 rose 11% to $ 9.04 million (89 cents a share) from a year earlier.
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The cable industry cried foul at the FCC's 3-0 decision Tuesday to extend the freeze on cable TV rates three months to May 15. Wall Street analysts said the move would continue to depress cable…
Hollywood's craft unions shouted a resounding "Yea" to its new contract with producers Tuesday, ratifying the newly negotiated pact with all 216 delegate votes.
Rep. Jack Fields (R-Texas), the ranking Republican on the House telecommunications subcommittee, said Tuesday he won't take kindly to further rollbacks in cable TV rates by new FCC chairman Reed…
Serious TV violence that occurs on over-the-air TV is found more often on firstrun syndicated shows than network programming, a new study has found.
Two black managers fired by Tele-Communications Inc. have filed a class-action lawsuit seeking to block TCI's acquisition by Bell Atlantic Corp., alleging a pattern of racial discrimination.
CBS News went to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking Justice Harry Blackmun to overturn a South Dakota court's injunction against tonight's episode of "48 Hours."
The High Court ordered the postponement of a new musical about newspaper tycoon Robert Maxwell because it could prejudice a case against Maxwell's sons.
Buoyed by a strong performance in the second half of last year, Southern California radio revenues jumped 7.5% in 1993 to a record $ 600 million.
After taking a few weeks off, the Seagram Co. is rumored to be back to its old spending habits. Market sources said the Canadian-based distiller bought about a half-million shares of Time Warner…