One of Spain's most solvent film and TV companies, Sogecable, has announced post-tax profits for 1996 of $40.8 million.
Wall Street firms Merrill Lynch and Lehman Bros. are to spend $528 million buying a crucial block of stock in cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. from the estate of the late Bob Magness, former TCI…
Stunt performers and thespians picketed the Screen Actors Guild once again Tuesday, calling on members to reject a new commercials contract and pressing guild officials to make greater gains in the…
Just two weeks after pinkslipping 13% of the staff of cabler Optus Vision (OV), Ziggy Switkowski has left the chief exec's office.
Kidvid advocates told members of Congress Monday that they could reach a final agreement on a beefed-up program labeling system as early as today, but network lobbyists insist that there are still…
Megalomedia, the ambitious British media group headed by advertising millionaire Maurice Saatchi, has become Europe's largest digital effects company by acquiring London-based Computer Film Holdings…
FCC chairman Reed Hundt has formally agreed to defer a vote on an agency probe of liquor advertising on television.
London-based production houses will soon have a high-speed digital link to Los Angeles that will allow Soho-based media companies to play a bigger role in the special effects and post-production…
Senate Commerce Committee chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) accused the House Commerce Committee of creating a "loophole" that would allow broadcasters to hoard valuable TV spectrum until well into the…
Ted Turner wants to give parents their S, V and L --- so long as the gesture buys the TV industry "a little peace" from lawmakers and other vocal critics.