Gladys Collins Lehman, a screenwriter and founding member of the Screen Writers Guild and the Motion Picture Relief Fund, died April 7 of pneumonia in Newport Beach.
Producer Winifred Hervey has entered into an exclusive deal to develop and produce programming with NBC Prods., the network's in-house production unit.
Peter Kohler, former VP at CBS and Gannett Broadcasting, has been named to the two-year Manship Chair at the Louisiana State U. Manship School of Mass Communication.
Maxine Flora Finsterwald, playwright and short-story writer who used the pen name Maxine Wood, died April 7 of congestive heart failure in Oakland.
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Time Warner Inc. is likely to announce this week a bid for an Australian pay-television license, according to local press reports.
Bruce Lee gets a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, which Mayor Tom Bradley has proclaimed as Bruce Lee Day in Los Angeles. Ceremony is at 11:30 a.m. at west corner of Mann's…
Charles Denton, the eminence grise of U.K. independent TV producers, has been appointed head of BBC TV drama, heralding a major revamp of the department.
Hearst EntertainmentDistribution has cleared additional markets for "Marquee III," bringing the collection of 12 movies to stations covering 86% of the country.
NEA grants to AFI $ 2.3 million Funding for film preservation projects and an indie filmmakers program make the American Film Institute one of the largest individual recipients of grants handed out…
Fox Broadcasting Co.'s new late night series "The Chevy Chase Show" will originate from the Aquarius Theater in Hollywood, the show's production company, Twentieth TV, confirmed Monday.