It's a good news, bad news scenario: Theater admissions are way up during the biggest economic downturn in decades, but while filmgoers are enthusiastically buying movie tickets, they're saving money…
Longtime Paramount distribution prexy Wayne Lewellen died Thursday after a short battle with cancer at his home in Westlake Village, Calif. He was 65.
Prolific TV director Harry Harris, who won an Emmy for directing TV series "Fame," died March 19 in Los Angeles of complications of myelodsplasia. He was 86.
Alan Livingston, music exec who created Bozo the Clown and brought the Beatles to America as president of Capitol Records, died March 13 in Los Angeles. He was 91.
Prominent entertainment attorney George Hedges died of cancer Tuesday in South Pasadena. He was 57.
Jim Bellows, influential editor of papers including the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner who later worked in television, died of Alzheimer's disease March 6 in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 86.
Howard Zieff, who helmed the features "Private Benjamin" and "Unfaithfully Yours," died Sunday in Los Angeles of complications from Parkinson's disease.
Estelle Bennett, one of the Ronettes, the singing trio whose 1963 hit "Be My Baby" epitomized the famed "wall of sound" technique of its producer, Phil Spector, was found dead in her home in…