The Walt Disney Co. will increase the company's dividend to 7.5 cents a share , up from 6.25 cents. The dividend will be payable May 20 to shareholders of record as of April 15. The company last…
Blockbuster Entertainment chairman H. Wayne Huizenga said Monday he will buy the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He already owns pro baseball and hockey franchises and could end up…
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While QVC Network chief Barry Diller mulls his next move in the wake of Paramount Communications' decision to back the latest Viacom tender offer, talk Monday focused on the makeup of a new QVC bid.
The Clinton administration will probably add a second broadcast industry executive to a task force on how best to build the information superhighway, an administration staffer said Sunday.
TV stations that buy some or all of the six new hourlong action series powering their way into TV syndication between now and September could run afoul of the anti-violence crusaders in Washington.
Just two weeks before ratification ballots are due on the new IATSE contract, a mini-brouhaha is breaking out among locals over a published letter that called for the hard-fought contract with the…
Bell Atlantic, eager to merge with two cable television companies, wants the Justice Dept. to back its request for a waiver of federal court restrictions on long-distance telephone service.
Passage of anti-violence legislation could have a "devastating impact" on commercial broadcasters, Assn. of Independent Television Stations president Jim Hedlund warned Sunday.
Broadcast network execs have done an about-face and tentatively agreed to use an independent monitor to assess the violence content in programming.
Live Entertainment of Canada has offered to issue up to 72,750 of its common shares at $ C15.50 per, in exchange for all the outstanding units of Kiss Production L.P. Live Entertainment said the…
Paramount's on-and-off love affair with Viacom Intl. Inc. is apparently on again after Par's board Friday unanimously backed the cable programmer's latest offer and scrapped its previous pact with…
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