Paramount Communications has set up a new business unit to oversee all licensing and merchandising activities throughout the company's sprawling entertainment operations.
The 17th annual UCLA Entertainment Symposium, dubbed "Hollyworld," will take a crack at deciphering financing, production and distribution patterns in the international marketplace.
Film star and former Screen Actors Guild president Dana Andrews, 83, died at Los Alamitos Medical Center early yesterday morning of pneumonia. He had been in failing health for several years.
Esther Wachtell, the president of the Music Center of Los Angeles County, will resign her $ 200,000-a-year post next July 15, but will stay on as a paid consultant and retain a position on the…
CBS has extended its order of the Stephen J. Cannell Prods. drama "The Hat Squad" and will move the show to Saturday at 10 p.m., effective Jan. 2. The show will round out a lineup that includes "Dr…
MGM, distributor of Madonna's upcoming movie "Body of Evidence," has filed suit against a photographer for allegedly attempting to sell unauthorized nude photographs of Madonna.
When Adolph Zukor saw the dailies from Bob Hope's first film, the Paramount studio chief sent out a note saying Hope was going to be the biggest star on the lot.
The share price of Marvel Entertainment Group Inc. rebounded yesterday from several days of sharp losses, after the company reaffirmed that it will hit Wall Street's earnings estimates.
From the first time he aimed a few tentative jokes at President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Roosevelt laughed, Bob Hope has been part of the Washington in-crowd. He may have played Mr. Average in the…
Perenchio Television Inc. completed the previously announced purchase of Univision from Hallmark Cards Inc. for $ 550 million.
From Little League to cancer research, from making brief guest appearances to writing personal checks for hundreds of thousands of dollars, Bob Hope is a diverse and prominent philanthropist.