The family of the late Fred MacMurray has donated $ 1 million to help fund an activity center that will bear his name at the Village of ChildHelp in Beaumont, Calif. His widow, June Haver MacMurray…
Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., has offered a bill that would force presidential candidates who accept federal campaign funds to participate in at least three TV debates. Similar legislation is expected…
Fox Wednesday 11.3/18 Fox Broadcasting posted its best Wednesday average yet with "Beverly Hills, 90210's" senior prom and "Melrose Place," slow-dancing with a stellar 31 share of adults 18-34…
Valerie Hardy is ankling as managing director of the South Australian Film Corp. to sign on as head of drama and light entertainment at the Ten Network, effective July 1.
Dick Clark, John Chancellor, Phil Donahue, Bob Newhart, Agnes Nixon and Jack Webb will join the late Mark Goodson as this year's inductees in the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' TV Hall of…
Memorial service for TV writer Helen Slote Levitt, who died April 3 (Daily Variety, April 16), will be held at 11 a.m. May 16 at the Writers Guild Theater on Doheny Drive.
John Mahoney ("The Human Factor") has been signed to co-star with Kelsey Grammer in the"Cheers" spinoff "Frasier," playing Grammer's Frasier Crane character's widowed father. Other cast members set…
Retired judge Vincent P. Rao, the jurist in a 1964 Lenny Bruce indecency hearing in New York, died Tuesday at home in Hawthorne, N.J. He was 79.
Actress Martha Plimpton was misidentified in Tuesday's review of the film "My Life's in Turnaround." Also, Daniel Lardner Ward's name was misspelled.
Jim Bloom has joined Sony Pictures Entertainment as veepee of production for its New Technologies division.
The first quarter of 1993 resulted in a 5.4% growth in residuals earnings, compared to first-quarter 1992, for members of the Writers Guild of America West.