Talk radio maven Michael Jackson is in negotiations with CBS's radio wing to become the centerpiece of a new talkshow lineup in the works for the Eye's oldies outlet KRLA-AM.
A LOCAL NEWS ANCHOR once confided to me what a jolt it was to cover an election. He was a friendly guy who earned the basic million-plus that seems to be minimum wage for people of his trade and who…
Attorneys for Warner Bros. and Francis Coppola have filed with the California Court of Appeals, setting the stage for the next phase of this high-profile case over the doomed "Pinocchio" project.
Capping off a charmed year for Italy's most popular comedian, Roberto Benigni's "Life Is Beautiful" has been chosen as the country's official submission in the foreign-language film category of the…
L.A.-based diskery Damian Music has teamed with Pepsi for the latter's first retail CD, "Pepsiworld -- The Album," a compendium of songs by such artists as the Backstreet Boys, Coolio and Salt 'n'…
Paul Freundlich, a veteran public relations and marketing consultant, has been promoted to exec VP of entertainment at Rogers & Cowan.
Languishing in development hell, Nederlander Prods.' new tuner, "Easter Parade," seems even less likely to bow on schedule -- or at all -- now that lead hoofer Tommy Tune has inked to replace David…
Taking some of the gloss off an otherwise luminous fall frame overseas, "The Truman Show" failed to galvanize Spain last week, "Halloween H20" wasn't too scary in Germany or Australia, and big-budget…
Fox and LucasFilm were taking no chances with last week's print run for the "Star Wars: Episode 1 -- The Phantom Menace" one-sheet.
With a record 8.5 million copies of "Garth Brooks: Double Live" shipped, the country giant is making sure his fans don't get caught short this time around.