Earl Wrightson, a singer and actor in musical comedies and the Emmy-winning host of the 1950s TV show "The American Musical Theatre," died March 7 at home in East Norwich on Long Island. He was 77.
Viacom Intl., a subsidiary of Viacom Inc., filed a shelf registration with the Securities & Exchange Commission covering $ 800 million of debt securities. In a filing, Viacom Intl. said the…
Paramount Network TV has confirmed a two-year production commitment to the comedy "Wings," as reported (Daily Variety, Feb. 8). The series already has been renewed for next season by NBC and been…
American Movie Classics premieres an hour chat with Katharine Hepburn on "Reflections on the Silver Screen with Professor Richard Brown" at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Mickey Rourke will star in "The Last,"…
Eleanor Sanger Keys, a sports producer who won seven Emmy awards for coverage of Olympics and other events, died March 7 of cancer in West Tisbury, Mass., near her summer home.
Baton Broadcasting Inc. "expects to have a substantially better year this year than last year," president D.G. Bassett told a regulatory hearing.
Kevin Francis to London. Pauly Shore to Daytona, Fla. Lisa Donovan to Haifa, Israel.
Actress Whoopi Goldberg and the producers of a yet-to-be-made film have filed suits against each other over whether Goldberg actually agreed to appear in the film.
Randa Haines, director of the Oscar-nominated "Children of a Lesser God" and the Emmy-winning "Something About Amelia," will receive the American Film Institute's Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal…
San Diego has proclaimed Sunday Spencer Wilson Day, in honor of the man who spent more than six decades managing local theaters.
The filmmakers of two leading Oscar contenders will receive special honors at the Independent Feature Project/West annual Independent Spirit Awards on March 27.
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