Grammy-winning music recording engineer Anthony Salvatore died Nov. 18 in Hackensack, N.J. He was 77. Salvatore won Grammys for the recordings of “Lohengrin” in 1966, “Sweeney Todd” in 1979 and “The…
"Generation X" author Douglas Coupland joins a new pantheon of authors in his jump from previous publisher Judith Regan and her Regan Books imprint to Pantheon, a division of Random House.
Television personality Jack Haskell died Sept. 26 of natural causes at the Actors Fund Nursing Home in Englewood, N.J. He was 79. Haskell began his entertainment career at Northwestern U. Soon after…
Arnold Jacobs, a tuba virtuoso who anchored the brass section of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for more than four decades, died Oct. 7 at age 83 in Chicago. Besides playing tuba under numerous…
T. Coraghessan Boyle, who wrote "The Tortilla Curtain," "Budding Prospects" and "Riven Rock," will read from his 700-page "Collected Stories" tonight at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.
Adding to its brace of prizes at the Venice Festival, "Orphans" triumphed at the Gijon Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Nov. 28.
INDIA The Indian Information and Broadcasting Ministry has completed the groundwork for drafting a new broadcast bill after major discussions with broadcasters, cable operators and other parties. One…
‘BICENTENNIAL’ BACK: “Bicentennial Man” is back on track for a February start and is poised to resume its place as one of Disney’s big holiday offerings next year. The project — with Robin Williams…
Mel Blaney has been upped from senior producer to VP, operations, at Studio City. Blaney has been with the company since its inception in 1995, when he started as a writer/producer. Blaney began his…
70th Annual Academy Awards Host – Billy Crystal Executive Producer – Danette Herman Producer – Gilbert Cates Director – Louis J. Horvitz Special Segment Producer – Michael J. Shapiro Writers – Hal…
Japanese Internet service providers and a music industry group have signed an agreement that sets the royalty rights for music transmitted over the Internet.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Playback: Jordan Peele on ‘Get Out’ and Art’s Role Under a Trump Regime
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch