U.S. and European trade negotiators wrapped up two days of talks on a range of issues including showbiz concerns Tuesday, claiming they had made progress toward a world trade accord but offered no…
Newly confirmed Federal Communications Commission chairman Reed Hundt says he's ready to stoke up the engines on the information superhighway, but he hasn't made up his mind on whether the fin-syn…
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A federal appeals court Tuesday tossed out as unconstitutional the government's decision to channel "indecent" broadcasting to the hours of midnight to 6 a.m.
Tendered shares of Paramount Communications stock were running about 58-to-1 in Viacom's favor on the eve of a Delaware court's expected ruling on the palatability of a poison pill.
Hollywood's fin-syn contingent is not giving up the fight. The Coalition to Preserve the Financial Interest and Syndication Rules filed a petition with a federal appeals court in San Francisco…
Entertainment company Village Roadshow Ltd. is "cautiously confident" of beating last fiscal year's net income of A$11.12 million ($ 7.45 million), said chairman John Kirby.
A Hollywood coalition will descend on California state politicians early next year to push for legislation that would broaden filming rights in residential areas.
New York's top court shot down the largest libel verdict in state history in a ruling that ordered a new trial in a businessman's lawsuit against a Buffalo TV station.
Reps. John Dingell (D-Mich.) and Jack Brooks (D-Texas) offered legislation Tuesday that would do away with a federal judge's rules that have dictated how telephone companies have operated for a…
Gov. Pete Wilson has appointed Barbara Pieper as the new director of the California Arts Council. Her appointment comes two days after the announcement that Joanne Kozberg, who has led the CAC for…
Top execs for the Communications Workers of America will join the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians at the bargaining table for talks with NBC.