Despite Congress' vote to regulate the cable industry on Monday, the set-back had little effect on the company stocks.
After months of meetings and public grandstanding, CBS and its affiliate board have come to terms on a compensation plan that will result in a large reduction in the amount CBS had initially sought…
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Danelle Black has been promoted to VP, prime time and daytime programs, NBC Entertainment, East Coast, reporting to West Coast-based exec VP of prime time Perry Simon.
Turner Broadcasting System yesterday responded to Congress' override of President Bush's cable bill veto by filing suit to block implementation of the retransmission consent/must-carry provisions of…
Recent elections for Teamsters Local 399 have resulted in the election of Mike Padovich as president, Walt Williams as veepee and Leo Reed as secretary-treasurer.
A wave of heavy selling hit the stock market yesterday, with the Dow Jones Industrials Average quickly plunging by more than 100 points before bargain-hunters emerged and erased most of the losses.
As expected, shareholders of Charter Co. voted yesterday to approve a name change for the corporation to Spelling Entertainment Group Inc.
Viacom Intl. is entering the interactive arena with the creation of its own New Media group. The cable programmer has appointed Michele DiLorenzo, formerly VP business development at its MTV channel…
A Georgia cable TV company claiming a right of access to run its lines, free of charge, into two Cobb County apartment complexes lost a Supreme Court appeal yesterday.
Congress voted last night to override a White House veto of cable reregulation legislation, breaking President Bush's unblemished veto record and handing him a humiliating defeat less than a month…
Turner Broadcasting System is expected to eliminate as many as 50 to 75 TV post-production staffers at Hanna-Barbera Inc. on Nov. 1 and farm the work to outside firms.