Hollywood lobbyist Jack Valenti remained silent yesterday in the aftermath of Congress' override of President Bush's cable veto, while broadcasters were gloating over the victory and bureaucrats were…
Despite Congress' vote to regulate the cable industry on Monday, the set-back had little effect on the company stocks.
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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…
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.
New cable networks--and emerging programming services--may find it tough to get cable operators to carry their networks with the extra costs the new cable reregulation legislation is expected to…
Nick Elliott has been appointed managing director of LWT Programmes Ltd., the production arm of ITV station London Weekend Television. Formerly LWT's controller of drama, Elliott is replacing Marcus…
A proposed merger between West Coast Local 531, National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has been officially completed. IA…
Quebec's largest cable company, Le Groupe Videotron Ltee, has filed a preliminary prospectus with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission with the intention of issuing $ 150 million of senior…
Trimark Holdings Inc. announced yesterday that it plans to repurchase up to 400,000 shares, or about 9% of its outstanding common stock, in the open market.