Following confirmation yesterday of its $ 40 million acquisition of "Pirate Radio" station KQLZ-FM from Westwood One, sources said Viacom Intl. may replace the outlet's hard-rock sound with a "young…
Italian director Federico Fellini graciously accepted a special lifetime achievement Oscar while his wife sobbed uncontrollably in the audience.
The evening belonged to the nervous nominees, and all of them, decked out in their most photogenic finery, insisted they didn't care about winning.
Former junk bond king Michael Milken said he may launch a cable TV network with performer Michael Jackson, who already this month has been tied to two new film production ventures.
The Los Angeles City Council voted yesterday to pick up almost $ 50,000 in traffic-control costs for Monday's Oscar ceremony.
The Walt Disney Co. said it will invest $ 1 million in a black-owned bank that serves South Central Los Angeles. With the investment, Family Savings Bank's capital will rise by 13.3% to more than $ 8…
Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Hersey, a World War II correspondent who captured the horrors of the world's first atomic bomb attack in his book "Hiroshima," died yesterday. He was 78.
Larz E. Bourne, creator of the TV cartoon character Deputy Dawg, died March 14.
Burdette (Burd) Bullock III, a longtime weather and entertainment TV reporter in Orlando, died March 15 of cancer at age 38.