John M. Culkin, 65, critic who analyzed the effects of television and film on society and advised the creators of "Sesame Street," died July 23 in New York of cancer.
KCAL-TV said Tuesday that its decision to hire an African-American weekend anchor is unrelated to the departure of Larry Carroll, whose exit from the station this summer stirred protests.
Cheryl Swiderski has been named to the new position of film and TV marketing coordinator for Zomba Music Services, which is expanding its Los Angeles office. She previously worked for Geffen Records…
Ed McMahon has sued a non-profit veterans' aid organization for allegedly using his name without permission.
Ten men and four women have been accepted into the Directors Guild Assistant Directors Training Program.
CBS hopes the results of two research surveys will dispel "popular misconceptions" about the older demographic the network attracts.
Former NBC business affairs VP Leslie Maskin has joined United Talent Agency as an agent in the TV literary department.
Woody S. Wilson, 71, longtime Daily Variety librarian, died Tuesday after undergoing open-heart surgery on Monday at St. Vincent's Medical Center.
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan will address the Hollywood Radio & Television Society Aug. 12 at the BevWilshire Hotel. The mayor will speak at the organization’s newsmaker luncheon, discussing the…
Day One of MGM/UA's Mancuso Era began quietly. Alan Ladd Jr.'s top staff remained intact, sources said, as the new chairman and a small entourage came and went from the executive fifth floor of the…
Three TV stations have each been slapped with $ 15,000 fines by the FCC for violating ad-limit guidelines in the 1990 Children's Television Act.