Entertainment giants Time Warner and Tele-Communications Inc. flooded the public bond markets this week with billions of dollars worth of new debt to take advantage of the lowest interest rates in…
King World Prods. yesterday reported record net income and earnings per share for its first fiscal quarter ended Nov. 30.
Mexico's private TV giant, Televisa, has bought a 50% share in Connecticut-based Panamsat private satellite banner, wholly owned by Rene Anselmo. Move is seen as part of an ongoing effort by Televisa…
Discovery Communications Inc. has bought out stakes held by a division of Tele-Communications Inc. in the Discovery Channel Europe and the Learning Channel Europe for an undisclosed amount, the…
The Home Shopping Network has postponed its annual meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday to an undetermined date, pending further review by the U.S. Dept. of Justice of HSN's deal to be acquired…
It's official: As of Jan. 1, the 12-nation European single market is a reality. But rarely has such a highly touted treaty had so little effect on business planning.
Hollywood has reason to crow over the makeup of the new House copyright subcommittee, a key congressional panel that often serves as the starting point for legislation affecting the film industry.
The Internal Revenue Service is seeking $ 233 million in back taxes and penalties it claims is owed by Charles Dolan, chieftain of Cablevision Systems Corp., the eighth-largest cable MSO in the…
Triton Pictures confirmed yesterday that it has bought out equity investor Kadokawa Distribution Inc., giving the Los Angeles-based indie increased autonomy as it moves into its fourth year.
Intl. Family Entertainment's attempted takeover of TVS Entertainment, parent of MTM, has developed into a last-minute poker game between IFE and a significant minority of TVS shareholders, who are…
Robert DeNirbo's Tribeca Pictures has teamed up with Henninger Video Inc. to form Tribeca Henninger Editing Tools.