The Federal Trade Commission has opened up a broad new investigation of alcohol advertising and forced a beer and a liquor company to yank two ads from television.
Letters to the Editor: Jack Shea, George Schlatter
Paramount senior VP Tom Levine is in talks to segue into an exec role at Lorne Michaels’ new Par-based, NBC-backed feature production entity. Michaels is putting together a new team to make movies…
JAPAN DirecTV Japan has enlisted 152,400 subscribers as of the end of July. The company has picked up about 20,000 subscribers a month since it started service in December of last year. DirecTV is…
Writer-director John Dahl and his brother, writer Rick Dahl, signed with Creative Artists Agency. They had been at the William Morris Agency. The Dahls rejoin their former Morris agent Josh Donen who…
Imax Corp. reported stronger than expected second quarter and six month earnings Wednesday.
Jerry Seinfeld opened his 10-performance Broadway standup engagement, "I'm Telling You for the Last Time," on Wednesday night, speaking to reporters beforehand at a press conference at the Broadhurst.
Howard Hughes, who went from a strapping billionaire filmmaker and aviator to reclusive germophobe, is suddenly the subject of multiple biopics.
Hank Azaria has won an Emmy for outstanding voiceover performance in the role of convenience store operator Apu on "The Simpsons."
An early work by hot Irish scribe Conor McPherson and a new stage adaptation of Henry James' "The Turn of the Screw" highlight the new season at Off Broadway's Primary Stages, under artistic director…
Bob McAllister, the lively host of “Wonderama,” a three-hour Sunday morning children’s show of the 1960s and ’70s, died of lung cancer July 21 at his home in Manhattan. He was 63. “Wonderama,” a mix…