Fox Broadcasting is urging a Chicago federal court not to retain any financial interest and syndication rules while the FCC grapples with trying to craft new fin-syn regulations that are acceptable…
A federal jury in New York has awarded the copyright for the 1956 hit "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?" to two members of Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers, stating that the writers were improperly denied…
The United Artists Theatres chain, in an attempt to maintain its standing as the largest film exhibitor in the country, is in the process of reconfiguring itself. Here is a rundown of some of the…
American Film Marketing Assn. directors approved the general strategy of a proposed reorganization of the group yesterday, as its top exec lauded a strong early signup for the spring indie market.
AMC Theatres announced yesterday three promotions and a series of consolidations affecting the circuit's operations in California, Washington, Arizona and Colorado.
Playboy Enterprises Inc. expects that fiscal second-quarter operating earnings will exceed the year-earlier quarter's operating earnings of about $ 800,000, or 4 cents a share.
BBC director general Greg Dyke said Wednesday that he will not renew the £85 million ($141 million) five-year carriage agreement with Rupert Murdoch-backed satcaster BSkyB when the contract ends May…
Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest has dropped its plans to join the Thames TV bid for Britain's Channel 5 license, according to highly placed Fininvest sources. Fininvest execs had negotiated to take a…
Hollywood lobbed a legal ethics bombshell in the bitter financial interest and syndication rules battle yesterday by seeking the disqualification of a Chicago judge who recently wrote an opinion…
"L.A. will become to the entertainment industry, what Detroit signifies to the automobile industry" is Beth Kennedy's dire prediction if new measures aren't taken to encourage filming here.
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, Los Angeles, has endorsed a national boycott of Colorado because of the state's passage of Amendment 2 on Nov. 3.