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…
CANADA A&E Television Networks has struck a deal with Toronto-based Screenlife Inc. to create a two-hour TV documentary of the history surrounding Niagara Falls. “Niagara: A History of the Falls”…
After getting their first look at the premiere issue of Daily Variety Gotham on Monday, industry types turned out at the Museum of Television and Radio that evening to toast the 65-year-old daily's…
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.
Charles Goldsmith, a longtime employee at MGM, died Feb. 14 of heart failure at Good Samaritan Medical Center. He was 90.
Oliver Hopps, a former Hollywood publicist, died Feb. 9 of natural causes in the Northern California town of Paradise. He was 90.
Since November, when the Dow Jones industrial average dropped a historic 554 points, CNBC's audience numbers have been on the rise, and now parent company NBC has big plans for its 9-year-old cabler…
NEW YORK — “The Commitments” director Alan Parker has committed to return to Irish soil and direct “Angela’s Ashes,” an adaptation of Frank McCourt’s bestselling memoir, for Paramount Pictures…
Judy Tur, mother of helicopter newsman Bob Tur, died Feb. 27 in Los Angeles of primary pulmonary hypertension. She was 58. In addition to her son Bob, she is also survived by a daughter and son, two…