CanWest Global Communications has concluded the deal to buy Network Ten from the Wespac Bank and has named the other members of the consortium.
Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell (D-Maine) has fired off a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Carla Hills asking that Hollywood not be left standing at the altar in the rush to complete world…
Kirk Kerkorian slapped a $ 675 million lawsuit on Credit Lyonnais yesterday, retaliating for last week's $ 1.25 billion lawsuits CL and MGM filed against the former MGM owner. Kerkorian charged the…
Paramount Communications has set up a new business unit to oversee all licensing and merchandising activities throughout the company's sprawling entertainment operations.
General Cinema Corp. yesterday reported a significant profit improvement in its fourth quarter of 1992 and full fiscal year, reflecting sharply higher earnings from its publishing operations and…
J2 Communications, the parent of National Lampoon magazine, reported a net loss of $ 74,000 (2 cents per share) for the three months ended Oct. 31, compared to earnings of $ 4,000 for the same period…
More than 150 industry exex received their own personal holiday greetings from the Internal Revenue Service this month--they might be subjected to a tax audit.
A clearer picture is emerging of Barry Diller's early involvement in QVC Network Inc., including an employment package designed to build his stake quickly in the company and to reward a stellar…
Union attempts to organize theme park technicians at the Universal Studios Tour in Orlando, Fla., have resulted in the company being brought up on charges that they intimidated and, in some cases…
Minneapolis-based K-Tel International reported an increase in consolidated net sales for the first quarters of its fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30.
AMC Theatres, United Artists and Kerasotes Theatres have all announced expansion plans, including the openings of two theaters this week. AMC Theatres will debut the circuit's first 16-screen theater…