German pubcasters ARD and ZDF have raised their investment in subsidized filmmaking by 10% per year for the next three years. The increase brings their total annual investment in German-made…
Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) has ordered congressional staffers to review whether a public hearing is needed to investigate NBC's embarrassing admission that it staged the crash of a General Motors…
NBC News announced last night that it had settled a defamation lawsuit brought by General Motors Corp. over the network's "demonstration" of a fiery pickup truck crash on its "Dateline NBC" program.
Kushner-Locke Co.'s net income soared to $ 944,000 (2 cents a share) for the fiscal first quarter that ended Dec. 31, vs. $ 290,000 (1 cents) in the same quarter last year. Revenues were up 76% to a…
News Corp. Ltd. posted higher revenues and better-than-expected earnings for the second fiscal quarter, in large part due to its Fox Broadcasting unit.
A group including New York money manager Mario Gabelli raised its stake in Intl.
Cineplex Odeon Corp. has ended its four-month lockout with the Motion Picture Projectionist and Video Technicians Union in Chicago with a contract that scales back wages from $ 118 an hour to $ 45 an…
Marvel Entertainment Group Inc. posted a 92.6% increase in net income for the fourth quarter, fueled by its acquisition of Fleer Corp.
General Motors filed a lawsuit against NBC in Indiana yesterday, charging the web and an independent testing firm with defamation stemming from an installment of "Dateline NBC," which questioned the…
At least one investor believes in Westwood One's strategy to cut debt.
A $ 150 million issue of Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. senior notes, due Feb. 15, 1998, was priced as 6 5/8% at 99.90 to yield 6.649%, 118 basis points above the five-year Treasury note.