"L.A. will become to the entertainment industry, what Detroit signifies to the automobile industry" is Beth Kennedy's dire prediction if new measures aren't taken to encourage filming here.
The Video Software Dealers Assn. has filed a motion to unseal Orion Pictures' bankruptcy files to identify any legal cause of action there may be for VSDA to take against Orion. The trade org opposes…
LIKE MILLIONS OF FANS of violent confrontations, your columnist, several music industryites and a few writer cronies gathered before a television set last week to watch the heavyweight championship…
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, Los Angeles, has endorsed a national boycott of Colorado because of the state's passage of Amendment 2 on Nov. 3.
To fill out the cast of his first feature film, "Who's the Man," director Ted Demme has called in a lot of favors that he earned over five years of doing "Yo! MTV Raps."
After months of build-up, Spike Lee's "Malcolm X" opened quietly but strongly in 1,124 theaters nationwide yesterday. While distributor Warner Bros. hadn't finished crunching early audience results…
VIVA LAS VEGAS: It's hard being part of a crowd of 130,000 sifting through computer exhibits from 2,000 companies. It's not pretty, but that's what this year's Comdex is like.
King World's fall 1993 magazine show, "American Journal," is already facing its first major crisis.
MTV's reality-based soap opera/docu "The Real World" is returning for a second season--this time from new digs in southern California, with a new seven-member cast of twentysomethings willing to bare…
Discovery Communications, the parent of the Discovery Channel and The Learning Channel, has filed a lawsuit challenging five parts of the recently enacted cable reregulation legislation on the…
"Dukes of Hazzard" actor-turned-politician Ben Jones (D-Ga.) is pitching the idea for a sitcom based on the life of a congressman, and he has the right man for the starring role: himself.