A federal court here yesterday delayed action on cable industry challenges to the new cable reregulation law until after the Clinton administration assumes office.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and its owner, the French bank Credit Lyonnais, separately sued former MGM owner Kirk Kerkorian and other defendants for alleged fraud and breach of fiduciary duty in the sale of…
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A Chicago court yesterday gave the Federal Communications Commission 120 days to devise new financial interest and syndication rules, but said that if the FCC fails to meet the deadline, the TV…
Tim Disney and members of Shamrock Holdings have snapped up controlling interest in Virtual World Entertainment Inc., a leading virtual reality entertainment company.
Time Warner Inc. has taken a novel approach to selling off its stake in games maker Hasbro Inc.: It is taking its 14% stake in the game company and effectively turning it into notes for new…
Blockbuster Entertainment Corp.'s joint venture with Virgin Retail Group Ltd. won't dilute the retailer's earnings, according to Blockbuster chairman and chief exec Wayne Huizenga.
Carolco Pictures is about to commence negotiations with bondholders for an exchange offering, as part of the overall restructuring of the troubled indie.
Tele-Communications Inc., the nation's largest cablecaster, has filed a shelf registration with the Securities & Exchange Commission for $ 1.3 billion in debt securities.
Film and TV funder Telefilm Canada has been hit hard by sweeping budget cuts announced last week by federal finance minister Don Mazankowski. Agency faces up to a $ 15.6 million cut from its $ 134.55…
Twentieth Century Fox and Italy's Artisti Associati agreed to curtail their Italo distrib partnership, effective Dec. 4.
No decision was issued Friday from Chicago's U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on the fate of fin-syn rules, raising eyebrows among interested parties.