Akio Morita, the chairman of electronics powerhouse Sony Corp. suffered a cerebral hemorrhage Tuesday in Tokyo and is stepping aside, company officials confirmed Thursday.
The Samuel Goldwyn Co. has sued Ulysse Entertainment Inc. for allegedly breaching an oral agreement granting Goldwyn distribution rights to the film "The Night and the Moment."
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Small cable TV operators plan to seek emergency relief from the Federal Communications Commission next week, when they'll ask the agency to allow rate hikes despite an industry price freeze that's in…
What if a company threw a buyback and nobody came? Nobody, that is, except the guest of honor, who sent an RSVP in advance that he would attend.
David Handelman, the tenacious exec who led 20th Century Fox's fight for zoning clearance to expand the studio's facilities in Century City, has resigned.
As IATSE digs in for its last day of negotiations with the producers alliance today, things look mighty grim for a midnight contract settlement.
The feverish pace of cable/telephone company alliances got hotter Thursday with the announcement that Canadian-based BCE Telecom International will buy a 30% stake in Jones Intercable, the seventh…
The El Capitan theater in Hollywood will remain open even if the building housing it goes into foreclosure, according to Disney and Pacific Theatres execs.
Australian producer/distrib the Becker Group has launched an international TV sales arm based in L.A. Chief exec Richard Becker said Wednesday that the foreign distrib, PRO Intl., will "maximize the…
Peter Press, Viacom Intl.'s longtime London-based managing director/VP sales in the U.K. and Europe, has ankled abruptly.