Former motion picture executive Thornton Sargent died April 22 of undisclosed causes at his home in Rancho Palos Verdes.
The stage version of Walt Disney Co.'s animated hit "Beauty and the Beast" will have its world premiere Dec. 2 in Houston, company exex announced Wednesday.
The Nevada Supreme Court seemed unconvinced Wednesday by arguments that alleged suicide messages on an album by a British rock group could have caused two Sparks men to shoot themselves.
Sylvia Rose Kostal, wife of American Society of Music Arrangers & Composers president Irwin Kostal, died April 28 of emphysema at St. Joseph's Hospital in Burbank. She was 80.
Tuesday is the deadline to submit entries to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for the 45th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Programs airing through May 31 this year are eligible. Nominating…
Nielsen Media Research reports that its number of client stations increased to 782 during the February sweeps survey while the list of stations subscribing to both Nielsen and Arbitron declined.
Hans Sahl, a poet, playwright and novelist, died April 27. He was 90.
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.
Kit Bowen and Steve Trautmann, a boy, Maxwell Joseph, May 3, Cedars-Sinai. Mother works for Telefilm Canada; father's a writer.
Mildred (Millie) McCluskey, a country singer who with her sister, Dolly, formed the yodeling Girls of the Golden West, died of cancer Sunday.
Warner Bros. has boosted Marion Dougherty from VP of casting to senior vice president of talent. Dougherty -- who has cast such stars as Warren Beatty, Glenn Close, Dustin Hoffman, Al Pacino and…