The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences has jumped into the used-CD fray, announcing Wednesday it has decided to support the stance taken by record distributors to challenge retailers who…
San Francisco Superior Court Judge Richard Figone heard preliminary arguments Wednesday in an antitrust suit against Ticketmaster Corp. and said he might decide within two weeks whether to grant the…
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General Instrument Corp., the largest manufacturer of cable TV set-top boxes, confirmed board member Daniel F. Akerson as chairman and chief executive, effective Aug. 28. He replaces Donald Rumsfeld…
Comcast Corp. posted a net loss of $ 17.1 million (12 cents per share) for the second quarter ended June 30. That compares to a net loss of $ 40.3 million (30 cents) in the same period last year.
Turner Broadcasting System, which is closing in on a deal to acquire Castle Rock Entertainment and possibly New Line Cinema as well, Wednesday posted solid operating gains for its second quarter…
Members of the '60s rock band the Kingsmen have sued for return of their master recordings and termination of Highland Music Inc.'s contractual right to them.
A lawsuit filed by Linda Lee Cadwell, mother of actor Brandon Lee, charges negligence in his shooting death March30 during the filming of "The Crow."
Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) is urging the U.S. Dept. of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission to probe whether top cable TV companies are engaging in illegal collusion by taking a uniform…
Is a Hollywood madam telefilm too hot for the networks to handle right now?Some observers think so, even as reports surfaced that the memoirs of Elizabeth Adams -- known as "the Beverly Hills Madam"…
In an effort to trim operating costs and reduce losses at the 2,000-seat Shubert Theater, the Nederlander Organization has dismissed general manager Ken Shaw and will no longer retain Margie Korshak…
Samuel Goldwyn Co. announced first-quarter earnings Tuesday for the period ending June 30. Net income jumped 218% to $ 1.4 million from $ 44,000 in thecomparable period in 1992.