A federal appeals court has struck down a lower court's decision granting satellite carriers of network programming and superstation signals such as WTBS the same compulsory copyright license…
Iwerks Entertainment has signed a multimillion-dollar hardware agreement with Itochu Corp. to develop and build a Cinetropolis site in Chiryu, Japan. And under a soon-to-be-signed agreement, the…
Blockbuster Entertainment Corp.'s chairman and chief executive H. Wayne Huizenga realized $ 15 million during 1993 by exercising options to acquire the company's stock.
Eleven more men filed suit Tuesday against "The Arsenio Hall Show" and one of its former writers, claiming they were sexually battered during an audition for the gabshow.
The closing of one of the entertainment industry's top business-management firms -- Breslauer, Jacobson, Rutman & Chapman -- may be announced as early as today, with three of the partners opening the…
Time Warner Entertainment and its partners US West and Japanese-based Itochu and Toshiba are considering buying cable systems and/or starting program services in Japan.
Despite heavy reregulation and rate rollbacks ordered by the federal government, Tele-Communications Inc. reported improved financial results for 1993. It included a narrowing of net losses and a…
In one of the most spectacular success stories of postwar European politics, media mogul Silvio Berlusconi and his Forza Italia party stormed toward a stunning victory in Italy's national elections…
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist/screenwriter Larry McMurtry and his partner Diana Ossana have signed with the William Morris Agency for film and television representation.
Jones Intercable's proposed $ 400 million alliance with Canadian telco Bell Canada Intl. is the latest cable-telco venture sent back to the drawing table because of the FCC's new rate regulations.