FCC Commissioner Rachelle Chong formally asked chairman Reed Hundt Thursday to delay a vote to decide if the agency should conduct its own inquiry into liquor advertising on TV.
Federal regulators will take a close look at the combination of the News Corp./MCI assets and Primestar, focusing on the ability of the new company to suppress competition in the DBS marketplace.
Granada, the British media and leisure group, reported a 33% rise in pre-tax profits to £243 million ($389 million) for the six months to March, buoyed by its acquisition of the Forte hotel chain.
Media Equities Entertainment Intl. --- an investment group made up of former entertainment execs --- has taken a controlling interest in Beverly Hills-based Dove Entertainment Inc., with Ron…
US West sold its Time Warner shareholding Wednesday, as chances receded that a deal would be struck between the two companies anytime soon on breaking up the Time Warner Entertainment partnership.
Writers Guild of America West president Brad Radnitz on Wednesday responded to directors' criticism of writers' efforts to make inroads on creative rights issues, reaffirming his belief that the…
The House Commerce Committee voted Wednesday to weaken the ban on owning more than one TV station in a market, while also agreeing to a measure that would virtually guarantee to draw out the digital…
Democrats and Republicans in a House Telecommunications subcommittee split along party lines in a 13-12 vote Tuesday that would allow TV stations to broadcast both an analog and a digital TV channel…
Animation talent continued to enjoy a seller's market in the past year, with rates for union staffers generally rising to record levels, according to an annual survey by the industry's cartoonists…
Candidates are being solidified for the upcoming Writers Guild of America election. Daniel Petrie Jr. and Lynn Roth are expected to run for president to succeed Brad Radnitz, who is not expected to…