What do peach beer, baseball and recessions have in common? They are examples of the Japanese ability to import a Western product and make it uniquely their own.
Philips Electronics NV is in talks with companies including Apple Computer Inc. and IBM Corp. for expanded applications of the Dutch company's interactive compact disc technology. Philips is…
INTERMEDIA NOISE: If there's a bellwether for the fledgling multimedia industry, it should be the bidding around Compton's New Media, one of the largest distributors of CD-ROM titles in the country.
Legislation was offered in Congress yesterday that would require tough health warnings be attached to beer and wine commercials, a proposal that drew the wrath of special interest groups ranging from…
Capital Cities/ABC Inc. yesterday announced that its recently established Capital Cities Capital unit had made its first investment: A $ 4.75 million stake in YES! Entertainment Corp., a new…
Shares in Thames TV, Britain's largest independent production company, were suspended yesterday pending an announcement concerning a proposed bid by media conglomerate Pearson.
Goldman Sachs & Co. analyst Richard Simon lowered his investment rating on New Line Cinema Corp. to "market performer" from "trading buy."
Canal Plus, Europe's leading pay-TV group, has posted a 14.5% increase in net income for 1992. A company statement released yesterday said net income hit 1.1 billion francs ($ 197 million) and…
Advances in technology are forcing the entertainment and computer companies to start poaching in each others' yard.
Following confirmation yesterday of its $ 40 million acquisition of "Pirate Radio" station KQLZ-FM from Westwood One, sources said Viacom Intl. may replace the outlet's hard-rock sound with a "young…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$11.8M Cumulative:$43.9M Universal Pictures -21.55%
Hercules2Daily:$8.5M Cumulative:$29.8M Paramount Pictures -16.73%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$5.3M Cumulative:$172.5M Fox -20.58%