Control of one of Canada's largest private media empires hangs in the balance this week after the controlling shareholder of Vancouver based Western Intl. Communications Inc. (WIC) sold her stake in…
Peter Soderbergh, father of director-screenwriter Steven Soderbergh and the former dean of the Louisiana State U. College of Education, died Feb. 17of unreported causes in Baton Rouge, La. He was 69…
The deadline for submission of ballots in all categories of this year's Oscar awards is 5 p.m. today.
The national office of the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (AFTRA), AFL/CIO, and nine of its local chapters -- including L.A. and Gotham -- are charging that CBS has violated the…
Squelching the biggest buzz in town (for the time being), Warner Bros. went on the record Monday to dismiss rumors that Mark Canton is taking over as head of production. Canton has a production deal…
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution will produce the pilot of a sitcom for Lifetime called "Oh, Baby." Although CTTD and Lifetime declined to comment, one source said the half-hour pilot is about a…
Neve Campbell will be a first-time presenter at this year's Oscarcast.
Veteran character actor Philip Abbott, who played FBI assistant director Arthur Ward on the TV series "The FBI," died Feb. 23 in Los Angelesof cancer. He was 73.
Walter N. Hiller, a prominent theatrical agent, died March 1 of cancer at UCLA Medical Center. He was 72.
Stephen Harris Brown, a former vaudevillian who later produced numerous plays on both coasts, died Jan. 13 in La Jolla of pneumonia, after suffering a stroke three years ago. He was 95.
A memorial service for actor J.T. Walsh, who died Feb. 27, will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on March 24 at the Directors Guild of America, 7920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046, (310) 289-2000.