Florio Fiorini, Giancarlo Parretti's MGM-takeover partner, will be held in a Geneva jail until January, Swiss authorities have decided, while officials comb through Sasea--his holding…
Saying that repeated reports about discrimination in Hollywood have done little to change the industry's hiring or promoting practices, the Beverly Hills/Hollywood Chapter of the NAACP Wednesday…
General Instruments Corp. posted a net incomes of $ 2.3 million (4 cents a share) for the third quarter ended Sept. 30. For the same period last year, the satellite equipment-maker posted a $ 11.8…
Whittle Communications L.P. said it received a $ 150 million line of credit that will be used to expand its media properties and create new ones.
Time Warner Entertainment Co. L.P. has filed the registration for $ 1.2 billion in senior notes already in the hands of investors.
October Films confirmed yesterday it has entered into a 10-year agreement with Cinecom Entertainment Group to manage and distribute Cinecom's 51-title movie library, which includes such titles as…
Viacom Intl. has become the second major entertainment company to offer health benefits to employees' same-sex partners.
Philips N.V.'s efforts to rally support for its CD-I player took shape yesterday at the second annual meeting of some 1,000 developers and publishers.
The Writers Guild of America West has entered into arbitration proceedings against KCBS over allegations the O&O circumvented a contract covering news writers--a claim denied by the station.
Hanna-Barbera Inc. yesterday eliminated about 10 positions in a variety of areas, roughly half of which were staff writers whose positions will now become freelance.
Alfred DiTolla, president of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, will be one of several speakers at a "stop union busting" rally today at the CBS Studio Center in Studio City.