Cox Cable, the sixth-largest multisystem operator in the country, and Southwestern Bell Corp. have formed a $ 4.9 billion partnership to buy more cable systems and -- down the road -- pour money into…
Atlantis Communications Inc., an independent television producer in Canada, filed a prospectus in Ontario for an offering of 2,514,929 subordinate voting shares at C$ 14.50 ($ 10.97) a share. Net…
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Paramount Communications Inc. considered teaming with Tele-Communications Inc. and Liberty Media Inc. to try to buy nearly half of Turner Broadcasting System Inc. earlier this year.
The FCC OK'd Broadcast Partners Inc.'s proposed acquisition of radio station WCKZ-FM in Charlotte, N.C. The company expects to complete the acquisition from Compass Media Group in January.
One of the British film industry's longest-running partnerships is breaking up after 21 years, with the news that Anne Boyle is vacating her post as acquisitions director of indie distrib Mayfair…
One of the exhibition industry's most successful graduates, Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone, is skedded to deliver NATO/ShoWest '94's keynote address March 8 in the Garland Ballroom of Bally's Hotel…
The tussle for power within the ITV network turned a good deal rougher Monday, when Granada Group announced a hostile takeover bid for London Weekend TV.
Confirming one of D.C.'s hottest rumors, the U.S. Telephone Assn. on Monday named White House deputy chief of staff Roy Neel president of the telco lobbying org, effective March 1.
Broadcasters have received word from Sen. Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.) that he will seek an early vote from the Senate Commerce Committee in 1994 on a bill requiring that health warnings be attached to…
Vowing to send out strike consent cards to its members immediately, the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees wearily ankled the bargaining table early Saturday morning after failing to hammer…
BCE Inc. may seek to finance its proposed investment in Jones Intercable Inc. by selling equity in BCE Telecom Intl. Inc., the unit making the investment.