In the 23 years since the Federal Communications Commission adopted fin-syn rules to protect independent producers, the share of indie-produced programs in prime time has fallen dramatically.
Playboy Enterprises yesterday announced that operating income rose 40% to $ 1 .1 million for the company's fiscal 1993 second quarter, which ended Dec. 31, 1992, compared to the prior year. The…
News Corp. Ltd., parent of 20th Century Fox, received a positive nod from Standard & Poor's yesterday, with a BBB- rating to News America's recent $ 1 billion debt offering. S&P raised the rating…
Hollywood has a new champion in high technology and international law.
Fox O&Os 8 The stations division of Fox Broadcasting Co. will acquire weblet's Atlanta affil, WATL Channel 36. Story, page 3.
In a blockbuster legal move, Tom Hoberman has ankled his partnership post at Ziffren Brittenham & Branca for a partnership position at Hansen, Jacobson & Teller.
The California Arts Council is back on the state Legislature's chopping block , but arts advocates are gearing up to build support to save the state agency.
Showscan Corp. posted a net loss for the fiscal third quarter that ended Dec. 31, or $ 896,000 (19 cents a share), compared to a net loss of $ 1.14 million ( 24 cents) in the same quarter last year.
Broadcasters, film studios and news directors are among a group of parties that has filed suit to block Federal Communications Commission rules that limit "indecent" programming to between midnight…
Paramount Communications will adopt the "Paramount Mountain," the logo long identified with Paramount Pictures, for use as its corporate symbol.
Credit Lyonnais Bank Nederland has asked the Los Angeles Superior Court to consolidate and put on a fast track suits the bank and MGM filed against the studio's former owner, Kirk Kerkorian and his…