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.
Patricia Schultz has been promoted to VP, media relations, NBC West Coast, overseeing all Burbank-based entertainment and corporate publicity and reporting to president Don Ohlmeyer.
Turner Broadcasting System said it has filed a shelf registration statement with the Securities & Exchange Commission covering the offer and sale, on a delayed and continuous basis, of up to $ 1.1…
Eddie Murphy will host the second annual MTV Movie Awards, set to air June 9 from the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank.
Gerry Porter is the new VP of marketing and special promotions at Hanson & Schwam Public Relations. Responsibilities will include expanding domestic and international promotions for entertainment…
"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" posted its best results since the February sweeps at the start of the May survey, according to daytime and fringe ratings for the April 26-30 Nielsen week.
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…