Sony got the green light from the EC Commission to purchase a large plot of land on Berlin's Potsdamer Platz for 101.1 million marks ($ 62 million). Sony will build its European headquarters on the…
Time Warner Inc. yesterday announced that its Time Warner Entertainment Co. limited partnership with Toshiba and Itochu has sold $ 1 billion of 83/8% senior debentures due 2023. The company said the…
Ron Howard and Brian Grazer and Imagine Films Entertainment Inc. announced that IFE Acquisition Co. Inc., a corporation controlled by Grazer and Howard, has completed its acquisition of Imagine and…
Business manager Lloyd Zeiderman has filed an $ 80 million suit in New York State Supreme Court against former client Barbara Bel Geddes charging that his business sustained severe losses after the…
A disagreement over rap group 2 Live Crew's parody of the Roy Orbison hit "Oh, Pretty Woman" will be used by the Supreme Court to resolve an important copyright law dispute.
Following confirmation yesterday of its $ 40 million acquisition of "Pirate Radio" station KQLZ-FM from Westwood One, sources said Viacom Intl. may replace the outlet's hard-rock sound with a "young…
Kim Basinger and ICM are back in the news again, as the actress has re-signed as a client of the agency.
French bank Credit Lyonnais, owner of MGM, yesterday posted a consolidated net loss for 1992 of 765 million francs ($ 139 million).
Rupert Murdoch agreed yesterday to take over the beleaguered New York Post newspaper, ending a brief but flamboyant stewardship by parking lot magnate Abe Hirschfeld.
Former Metropolitan Talent Agency lit agent Dave Phillips has landed a new job in the motion picture department at the William Morris Agency. Phillips assumes his post today.
Daily Variety film editor Claudia Eller was presented with the press award Friday at the 30th annual awards luncheon of the Publicists Guild of America.