Viacom and its investment bankers were in discussions late Thursday night with backer Blockbuster Entertainment about increasing its participation in the bid for Paramount Communications, sources…
First-quarter earnings for King World Prods. Inc. were flat and revenues rose modestly as the distribbery paid higher participation fees on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and had to cover production…
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Reed Hundt has been on the job barely six weeks as the new FCC chairman, but already there are grumblings from within the telecommunications industry over his performance.
Whitney Houston was named queen of the prom at the 26th annual NAACP Image Awards Wednesday night, but unexpected guest Michael Jackson got all the dances.
In a case that may have national ramifications for distrib and exhib webs, an Arizona film carrier has sued Buena Vista for allegedly making exhibitors in Nevada and Arizona breach their contracts…
It will be a Lollapalooza '93 reunion of sorts at the Hollywood Palladium tonight, as most of the rock bands from last summer's alternative fest tour assemble for a benefit show for the Norwood…
MCA Inc. expects its newly announced Japanese movie theme park to cost more than $ 1 billion, said Frank Stanek, president of MCA Enterprises Intl.
Granada Group's hostile takeover bid for fellow ITV broadcaster LWT got a boost Wednesday with the news that LWT's hopes for a defensive merger with Yorkshire Tyne Tees TV had collapsed.
With less than 48 hours left before QVC Network's tender offer for Paramount Communications is set to expire, Wall Street has grown increasingly anxious over the likelihood of a higher bid from…
Responding to complaints from European bankers that they are not getting the cooperation needed to complete an audit on Euro Disney, a Walt Disney Co. spokesman said Tuesday that Disney "has…
Viacom Inc.'s chairman Sumner Redstone, with three days left to raise his bid against QVC Network Inc. in the battle for Paramount Communications Inc., is leaning against going forward, the New York…
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