German pay TV channel Premiere has temporarily put the brakes on media mogul Leo Kirch's DF1, the country's first digital pay TV web.
A judge approved Marvel Entertainment Group Inc.'s $100 million debtor-in-possession financing plan but rejected two proposals that would have helped controlling shareholder Ronald Perelman solidify…
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The House finalized key committee assignments this week, including the appointment of Rep. Howard Coble (R-N.C) to the chairman's seat in the powerful Courts and Intellectual property subcommittee…
Keith Gorham has been named to the newly created position of vice president, industrial relations, at Universal, moving up from his previous post as VP of labor relations.
It's not likely you'll see electronically projected images instead of film at your local multiplexes any time soon, but several entertainment industry companies joined forces recently to demonstrate…
Viacom chairman and CEO Sumner Redstone will deliver the keynote address at the World Animation Celebration, slated to run in Pasadena March 24-30.
The Shotmaker Co. has named Roy Atlas president and chief operating officer of the camera-car and equipment company and has relocated its main offices to North Hollywood's new-media district. Former…
A bipartisan group led by Senate Commerce Committee chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) introduced campaign finance reform legislation Tuesday that would require broadcasters to hand over free and…
SFX Broadcasting Inc. Tuesday said it expects to report revenues of more than $50 million for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 1996, compared with $21.5 million a year ago.
Supporters and opponents of Universal's plans to vastly expand its lot offered differing pictures of the project Tuesday, characterizing it as a well-thought-out boon to the region's economy or a…
Highlighting Wall Street's lack of faith in entertainment, investors have sold down stock in Viacom Inc. over the past week on signs that the company's Blockbuster video chain had a disappointing…