Hollywood-based entrepreneurs David Bergstein and Ron Tutor have completed their long-expected purchase of U.K. sales company Capitol Films. Bergstein and Tutor will merge their production outfit…
It's one down, two to go in court proceedings involving Atari Games Corp. and Nintendo of America. An eight-member federal court jury in San Francisco on Thursday unanimously validated Nintendo's…
Motion Picture Assn. of America president and chief executive Jack Valenti spoke out Thursday against potential congressional restrictions on violence on television, and pledged that member studios…
Time Warner Cable expects the Cable Act of 1992 to cost it $ 90 million-$ 100 million in annual sales.
The entertainment industry and Congress are drawing battle lines over imminent legislation requiring insertion in new TV sets of computer chips enabling parents to block out programs rated…
A sexual and religious harassment claim made against a senior member of IATSE Electricians Local 728 -- which the union's board had settled out of court -- has sparked a letter-writing campaign…
The former executive vice president of marketing at Universal Pictures has sued the company and parents MCA Inc. and Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. over his firing a day after he announced his…
The Walt Disney Co. Thursday reported a 17% increase in third-quarter profits, despite absorbing a $ 30.9 million loss on its Euro Disney theme park. Robust operating results at the company's…
Fifteen cable networks Thursday joined the anti-TV violence crusade by endorsing the same parental advisory notices on violent programming recently OK'd by ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox Broadcasting Co.
The FCC has denied a request from consumer groups that would have allowed cable TV customers to immediately begin deducting 15% from their monthly bills.