After three months of desperately trying to consummate its proposed marriage to Viacom Inc., the board of Paramount Communications Tuesday put the entertainment giant up for auction.
Claiming that pay-per-view is "inherently a natural enemy of free TV," FCC commissioner James Quello predicted Tuesday that government will continue to resist a shift in top-shelf programming from…
Gallic pay TV giant Canal Plus confirmed that 1993 profits will be around 1. 2 billion francs ($ 200 million) but warned Tuesday that heavy investment over the next 12 months will slow profit growth…
As if it didn't have enough to worry about, Paramount Communications Inc.'s second-quarter profits fell almost 7% to $ 96.8 million, or 80 cents per share, as poor film performance and higher…
A theme park similar to the Warner Bros. Movie Land in Australia costing about $ A120 million ($ 80 million) will be set up in a Southeast Asian country once a suitable location is identified.
Producers Entertainment Group Ltd., producer of the CBS series "Dave's World" and the pic "What's Love Got to Do With It," signed a letter of intent to buy AND Interactive Communications Corp., a…
Premiere Radio Networks Inc. bought nine syndicated programs from Olympia Networks of Missouri Inc., a move that nearly doubles the growing Sherman Oaks radio distributor output.
Severe cost-cutting helped National Lampoon parent J2 Communications reverse last year's loss to earn $ 67,000 or 2 cents a share last quarter, despite declining revenues.
A joint venture between media analyst Paul Kagan and the nation's 12th-largest cable operator acquired the rights to build a system in the United Kingdom that will provide both cable and telephone…
The leather-and-wood-paneled third floor conference room at International Creative Management was transformed from Deal Central into a caroling wonderland Tuesday as 114 inner-city kids were treated…