Recent elections for Teamsters Local 399 have resulted in the election of Mike Padovich as president, Walt Williams as veepee and Leo Reed as secretary-treasurer.
New cable networks--and emerging programming services--may find it tough to get cable operators to carry their networks with the extra costs the new cable reregulation legislation is expected to…
Nick Elliott has been appointed managing director of LWT Programmes Ltd., the production arm of ITV station London Weekend Television. Formerly LWT's controller of drama, Elliott is replacing Marcus…
A proposed merger between West Coast Local 531, National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has been officially completed. IA…
Quebec's largest cable company, Le Groupe Videotron Ltee, has filed a preliminary prospectus with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission with the intention of issuing $ 150 million of senior…
Trimark Holdings Inc. announced yesterday that it plans to repurchase up to 400,000 shares, or about 9% of its outstanding common stock, in the open market.
The standing-room-only Trade Forum (Oct. 2-4) at the Vancouver Intl. film festival (Oct. 2-18) has set a precedent. Rather than being a mundane how-to sesh for budding writers, some 15 panels…
A Georgia cable TV company claiming a right of access to run its lines, free of charge, into two Cobb County apartment complexes lost a Supreme Court appeal yesterday.
Congress voted last night to override a White House veto of cable reregulation legislation, breaking President Bush's unblemished veto record and handing him a humiliating defeat less than a month…
Turner Broadcasting System is expected to eliminate as many as 50 to 75 TV post-production staffers at Hanna-Barbera Inc. on Nov. 1 and farm the work to outside firms.
An Arizona court sentenced former concert promoter Gary Tovar to seven years in prison for his role in a drug distribution case.