As expected, the L.A. Planning Commission approved the Fox studio expansion plan, with modifications, after a heated sesh at City Hall yesterday. The victory leaves the studio two hurdles away from…
To the delight of Hollywood, U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor is insisting that European Community TV programming quotas be revised and that a stronger emphasis be placed on protection for…
It's official. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer yesterday confirmed a preliminary report that the studio slashed its operating losses by 87% in the fourth quarter of 1992 and by 50% for the full year.
What do peach beer, baseball and recessions have in common? They are examples of the Japanese ability to import a Western product and make it uniquely their own.
Philips Electronics NV is in talks with companies including Apple Computer Inc. and IBM Corp. for expanded applications of the Dutch company's interactive compact disc technology. Philips is…
INTERMEDIA NOISE: If there's a bellwether for the fledgling multimedia industry, it should be the bidding around Compton's New Media, one of the largest distributors of CD-ROM titles in the country.
The Los Angeles County supervisors, faced with the annual loss of millions of dollars in revenue generated by fashion photographers who have fled to Florida, have streamlined the permit process for…
Canal Plus, Europe's leading pay-TV group, has posted a 14.5% increase in net income for 1992. A company statement released yesterday said net income hit 1.1 billion francs ($ 197 million) and…
Advances in technology are forcing the entertainment and computer companies to start poaching in each others' yard.
Legislation was offered in Congress yesterday that would require tough health warnings be attached to beer and wine commercials, a proposal that drew the wrath of special interest groups ranging from…