Production commenced Wednesday on the Ray Liotta starrer "The Penal Colony," a$ 22 million production being shot on Queensland's Gold Coast, according to a press release.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Ltd. filed a shelf registration with the SEC for the occasional offering of one or more series of debt securities in an amount up to $ 1 billion. Sources expect the…
Wendy Kravitz and David Katz, Jan. 16, Beverly Hills. Bride is a sales account executive for MGM Domestic Television; groom is non-pro.
The Actors' Fund of America will sponsor a new support group for family and caregivers of people within the entertainment industry with HIV/AIDS.
Jackie Barnett, television writer and producer, died Feb. 27 after a long illness. He was 72. Born and raised in New Jersey, Barnett began writing material for various performers while still in his…
The Hollywood Radio and Television Society will give the industry a look at its future Tuesday with an exhibition of new broadcast technologies built around its monthly newsmaker luncheon.
Skip Young, who appeared in the television series "The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet" as Wally, a buddy of the Nelson brothers, died at his home. He was 63.
Lynette Amy Williams-Jones, 47, wife of United Intl. Pictures president/CEO Michael Williams-Jones, died Monday in London of cancer. Also survived by her sons Allan, 20, and Clive, 18, and a sister…
"The Wonder Years" star Fred Savage has vehemently denied sexual harassment allegations raised by a former costumer in a Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit (Daily Variety, March 17).
Buena Vista's "Indian Summer" garnered a PG-13 rating and Warner Bros.' "The Secret Garden" pulled down a G rating, according to the 1,260th bulletin from the Motion Picture Assn. of America's…
New Zealand's TV3 lost sales director Cindy Mitchener last week when she resigned to join ad agency Saatchi & Saatchi as media director.