If ever Los Angeles had a cottage industry where the "cottage" keeps expanding, it's film restoration. "We've grown quite a bit," says Joe Olivier of Cinetech, the laboratory that restored current…
In the San Fernando Valley, it's both the best and worst of times for production. Most studios have been hit by the downturn, but at the same time, two massive soundstage projects are vying for city…
The Caucus for Producers, Writers and Directors has announced nominations for its 16th annual awards show, to be held Jan 17.
The daytime soap opera, once rooted heavily in New York, appears to be going west. With six of 11 soaps currently produced in local studios and others in the works for future production, Los Angeles…
Though it's often been played for fodder, it's no joke that many higher-ups in the entertainment industry are Jewish. And L.A.'s Skirball Cultural Center is strongly supported by Jews who want to…
In a blow to several major station groups and possibly the UPN and the WB netlets, FCC staffers have recommended that the agency put an end to local marketing agreements (LMAs) allowing one station…
Mike Ovitz's theater concern Livent Inc. delayed by two weeks the release of restated financial results until the end of November, citing Friday the need for "additional time to complete the process."
In an attempt to dampen speculation that Trimark Holdings is up for sale, Trimark chairman Mark Amin has discontinued his company's relationship with investment banking firm Societe Generale Bannon.
How do you launch an official Website for a TV show that already boasts more than 50 unofficial sites on the Internet? You create the ultimate fan's fantasy, every voyeur's dream. That's what Van…
Since my earliest recollections, my world has always encompassed Hollywood. We looked forward to Sundays because it was all of us together, off to eat as a family and to spend the afternoon in…