AFTRA and Clear Channel have averted a possible strike and reached a tentative contract deal for about 100 on-air hosts at New York radio stations WLTW, WKTU, WAXQ and WWPR.
Underlining worries over runaway production, Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn and Councilman Eric Garcetti hosted about 50 showbiz execs and union leaders Monday to hammer out possible remedies.
California lawmakers are poised to clear up key provisions of the 64-year-old Coogan Law to help child actors keep their money.
IATSE president Thomas Short has told the 100,000 union members that dealing with soaring health insurance costs will remain a key priority for the below-the-line showbiz union.
AFTRA's national board has granted strike authorization at Clear Channel radio stations WLTW, WKTU, WAXQ and WWPR in New York.
Rowan Atkinson's spy spoof "Johnny English" remained a potent player overseas in its soph session, racking up an estimated $19 million from 3,480 playdates in 38 territories during Easter weekend.
"Anger Management" remained the box office rage with an estimated gross of $25.6 million in its soph session, easily topping the Easter weekend. Sony/Revolution's comedy declined an acceptable 39%…
AFTRA has tapped Cedric the Entertainer and Roberta Flack to receive kudos at its inaugural AFTRA Media and Entertainment Excellence Awards for entertainment and recording artists, respectively.
Leaders of Actors' Equity Assn. have unanimously endorsed the current proposal to merge SAG and AFTRA into a new umbrella union called the Alliance of Intl. Media Artists.
Mailboxes and email inboxes of SAG and AFTRA members will fill up next week when the unions launch their pro-merger campaign.
Three-time Oscar nominee William J. Creber has been selected to receive the Hollywood Film Festival's Richard Sylbert Outstanding Achievement in Production Design Award.