Barry Diller's QVC Network asked Delaware Chancery Court Tuesday to nullify anti-takeover provisions it contends unfairly block its attempts to acquire Paramount Communications.
The Federal Trade Commission on Monday voted to challenge QVC Network's proposed acquisition of Paramount Communications, but the agency said the deal may proceed as long as Tele-Communications Inc…
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Revenue doubled, but income slipped 20% at Intl. Family Entertainment Inc. as the company incurred start-up costs for the Cable Health Club, a new network; a United Kingdom version of the Family…
With no releases in the third quarter, Carolco's revenues slid, but the indie also managed to curb its losses. For its results, the feature film division relied on the foreign B.O. of "Basic…
Paramount Communications' board of directors on Monday unanimously recommended that shareholders reject the revised offer from QVC Network Inc. and not tender any of their shares to the company.
Warner Bros. has settled out of court with J2 Communications and agreed to pay approximately $ 80,000 in damages in a fraud suit, sources said.
The nation's regional telephone companies got the Supreme Court's go-ahead Monday to continue offering information services such as home shopping, stock reports and electronic yellow pages.
Seagram has upped its stake in Time Warner Inc. to 8.1% for a total investment of $ 1.1 billion. The Montreal-based company first bought into Time Warner last May, picking up a 5.7% stake for $ 700…
A week after being unceremoniously ousted from his offices on the Paramount lot, producer David Kirkpatrick has launched an all-out legal attack, filing a tell-all suit Monday against Paramount…
An attorney representing Philip L. DeGuere Jr., the writer/producer who is suing CBS over a pay-or-play deal that went sour, is seeking to disqualify the judge who will preside over the trial.
To showbiz operatives who create product as different as "Jurassic Park" and "Remains of the Day," the Bell companies seem about as distinctive as oatmeal. They all do the same thing: make the phones…