After an often acrimonious monthlong battle, Rogers Communications has finally succeeded in its takeover bid for Maclean Hunter.
MovieFone Inc., the telephone movie information and ticket service, will hold an initial public offering of its stock.
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One-time costs related to its failed bid for Paramount Communications and the startup of two international ventures sent QVC Inc.'s fourth-quarter net profits tumbling 85% to $ 2.8 million.
The FCC has OK'd the transfer of seven Paramount TV stations to Viacom, and the agency also agreed to permit Viacom to own radio/TV station combinations in both Washington D.C. and Detroit.
"Bambi, Thumper, Help Us Please! Save the Animals! Save the Trees!" That will be just one of the chants heard at 2 p.m. today outside the Walt Disney Studios when members of the Topanga Assn. for a…
Tele-Communications Inc. topper John Malone and his new best buddy, Microsoft chairman and CEO Bill Gates, are teaming up to launch a new basic cable network focusing on personal computers.
FCC commissioner James Quello said Monday that in light of the shrinking number of truly independent TV stations, he might be willing to modify the primetime access rule.
Multimedia monolith Philips Media and visual-effects shop R/GA Digital Studios have announced the formation of a jointly owned and operated interactive entertainment outfit.
NBC will air the HBO movie “And the Band Played On” March 28. Based on the book by the late Randy Shilts, the production will be edited to two hours for its network broadcast. * * * Fox Broadcasting…
In a bid to boost its growing movie-ticket business, Ticketmaster agreed to buy a controlling interest in Pacer/CATS/CCS Group, a Denver-based maker of computerized ticketing equipment.
The latest appeal proved lucky for TV home shopper ValueVision Intl., which Monday said National Media Corp. accepted its $ 11.50 per share all-cash merger offer.