The Federal Communications Commission yesterday ruled that a broadcast signal of a program is distinct from the program itself. The decision is the latest win for broadcasters over the Hollywood…
Viacom Intl., a subsidiary of Viacom Inc., filed a shelf registration with the Securities & Exchange Commission covering $ 800 million of debt securities. In a filing, Viacom Intl. said the…
Ivy Kagan, entertainment and labor attorney, has left Loeb & Loeb to join the newly created entertainment transactional department at Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler.
Walt Disney Co. saw its shares lose as much as 3% in value yesterday before rebounding in heavy trading to $ 45, down 50 cents.
Congress put broadcasters on notice yesterday that TV station licenses will be placed in jeopardy unless the industry cleans up its act in the area of children's programming.
Actress Whoopi Goldberg and the producers of a yet-to-be-made film have filed suits against each other over whether Goldberg actually agreed to appear in the film.
Two-year-old Metropolitan Talent Agency is likely to dissolve because of ongoing internal strife among its founding partners, sources reported yesterday.
ICM honcho Bill Block testified yesterday that he did not necessarily believe oral agreements could be legally binding and that, to his knowledge, Kim Basinger never had a deal to star in "Boxing…
Philips Electronics N.V. is putting its multimedia house in order. The Dutch consumer-electronics maker has created a new business group, Philips Software, and tapped Scott Marden, a Wall Street…
Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) is readying legislation that would allow directors to notify consumers of their objections if pix have been materially altered.
Landmark Distributors of New York has filed suit against Polygram Group Distributors, claiming defamation and injury to its business and asking $ 270, 000 plus additional amounts to be determined at…