Having disposed of the cable TV rate-regulation issue, FCC chairman Reed Hundt is gearing up for another controversial topic: the state of children's TV programming.
Showscan Corp. said Charles B. Moss Jr. and Thomas DiBenedetto, both directors and shareholders, bought a total of 350,000 Showscan common shares from a trust established by Henry Plitt, late…
SAG prexy Barry Gordon lauded the guild's powerhouse record earnings report Monday, but worried that it could send the wrong signal. The report reflected an $ 83.7 million jump in annual income for…
Industries regulated by the Federal Communications Commission would not be harmed unfairly if Congress passed a law requiring them to pay an extra $ 70 million for the entire cost of FCC regulation…
Senate communications subcommittee chairman Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) told public broadcasters Monday that he'll soon offer legislation authorizing $ 425 million for the Corp. for Public Broadcasting…
French television distribbery Europe Images, a subsidiary of the giant Hachette communications group, has closed a distribution deal with one of France's leading documentary production companies, Les…
Stanley Jaffe, fired as prexy of Paramount Communications, has sued the company for $ 20 million in a stock option dispute.
PaineWebber Inc. analyst Christopher Dixon upgraded Paramount Communications Inc. to "buy" from "hold," saying the merged Viacom-Paramount will be "a superb company," for which he set a 12-month…
Italian tycoon-turned-politician Silvio Berlusconi Friday announced plans to float a large chunk of his group's publishing interests.
Media magnate Silvio Berlusconi cleared another hurdle on his path to be named prime minister after he broke days of deadlock with his coalition partners Thursday on who should run for the powerful…