Ted Turner, the blustery Time Warner vice chairman and Atlanta Braves owner, is apparently just one thin vote away from derailing News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch's purchase of the Los Angeles…
Jake Weber, currently onscreen in Warner Bros.' "Dangerous Beauty," has joined John Cusack and Billy Bob Thornton in Mike Newell's "Pushing Tin" at 20th Century Fox.
Sony will launch an entertainment channel in Japan with a U.S. subsidiary of Sony Pictures Entertainment that will also supply programming to Japanese satellite platforms and terrestrial…
Phillip Noyce is attached to direct Universal Pictures' feature adaptation of "The Bone Collector," based on the novel by Jeffrey Deaver.
For creative talent and for the entertainment-consuming American public, the already blurry lines of distinction between film and TV are quickly disappearing, panelists said Monday at the Hollywood…
Oliver Hopps, a former Hollywood publicist, died Feb. 9 of natural causes in the Northern California town of Paradise. He was 90.
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution will produce the pilot of a sitcom for Lifetime called "Oh, Baby." Although CTTD and Lifetime declined to comment, one source said the half-hour pilot is about a…
Ed Bradley's interview of former White House aide Kathleen Willey has propelled "60 Minutes" to what will probably be its highest rating in three years.
The national office of the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (AFTRA), AFL/CIO, and nine of its local chapters -- including L.A. and Gotham -- are charging that CBS has violated the…
Peter Soderbergh, father of director-screenwriter Steven Soderbergh and the former dean of the Louisiana State U. College of Education, died Feb. 17of unreported causes in Baton Rouge, La. He was 69…
Castle Rock TV and two former executive producers of "The Simpsons" are developing a new animated comedy for the WB netlet called "Brothers."