In response to a move by Blockbuster Entertainment to increase its position in Spelling Entertainment on Wednesday, the Hollywood TV programmer's shares headed skyward, gaining 10% in value.
The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said that producer Michael S. Levey has agreed to settle claims of false advertising on infomercials, including one featuring Michael Reagan, son of former…
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Loews Theaters has begun a promotion campaign aimed at building customer satisfaction during this peak summer season.
President Clinton ended months of speculation Tuesday by nominating Reed E. Hundt, a D.C.-based antitrust lawyer and old college chum, to become chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.
The former chief financial officer of Pathe Communications Corp. is seeking a federal court declaration that the company must pay his legal fees in connection with a Securities & Exchange Commission…
The Federal Communications Commission Tuesday granted the request of Fox Television Stations Inc. for a permanent waiver of the newspaper-broadcast cross-ownership rule so that company owner Rupert…
A House committee voted Tuesday to keep the National Endowment for the Arts alive for two more years, fending off an effort to abolish the agency.
Blockbuster Entertainment has acquired another 10% of Spelling Entertainment. The Ft. Lauderdale-based video and music retailer purchased 4.9 million shares of Spelling in a private transaction in…
Hours before the Hong Kong government was to consider the application, News Corp. Ltd. deferred its bid to buy a 22% stake in Television Broadcasts Ltd. by saying it wants time to reexamine the $…
Keith Davis, vice president of development at Zucker Bros. Prods., will ankle the company at the end of the summer, a move viewed as a sign that David and Jerry Zucker are attempting to downsize…
A division of the U.S.-based Newspaper Guild has won certification of program and production employees at Canadian pubcaster CBC. The Canadian Wire Services Guild (CWSG) won 55% support in a ballot…