Radio and TV news broadcaster Alex Dreier, whose thunderous commentaries and passionate delivery earned him the nickname “The Voice,” died Sunday in Rancho Mirage of natural causes. He was 83. During…
Lions Gate Films is going full steam ahead with its ad campaign for docu "Beyond the Mat," completely ignoring the legal threats made last month by the World Wrestling Federation.
DRAMA SERIES DIRECTING TEAM “All My Children,” Conal O’Brien, Angela Tessinari, Robert Scinto, Casey Childs, directors; Karen Johnson, Shirley Simmons, Barbara M. Simmons, Harriet W. Goldstein, Terry…
Richard Collier, who appeared in more than 1,000 television shows, and such movies as “Hello, Dolly!” and “Blazing Saddles,” died Saturday at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in L.A., where…
Reelplay.com, an online market for media buyers and sellers, has secured over $4.5 million in second-round financing.
Bill Lewis Downer, a major figure in American music publishing for four decades, died Feb. 26 of heart failure at his home in Los Angeles. He was 86. Downer rose through the music-publishing ranks in…
Facing nearly certain defeat, the Assn. of Talent Agents Tuesday withdrew its controversial proposal to waive the financial interest rules in its charter with SAG.
Former ballet dancer and teacher Janet Reed, who influenced generations of ballet dancers through her performances and teaching, died Feb. 28 of a stroke in Seattle. She was 83. Reed came to…
German media heavyweight the Kirch Group has upped its top personnel to join founder Leo Kirch in managing the newly created centralized Kirch Holding, which is designed to bring the previously…
In a deal to be unveiled today, European upstart distribs Helkon Media and Redbus Film Group are forming an alliance to jointly acquire film rights.
After a long bidding war, Strand Releasing has snapped up U.S. rights to the Rotterdam buzz title "Suzhou," beating a slew of other domestic distribs including Sony and Paramount.