In 1950, Newsweek ventured: "(Bob) Hope may one day be to television what he already is to the movies." Today, that bold prediction seems conservative.
Barbra Streisand has struck a long-term producing, directing and acting deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment's Columbia Pictures, as expected, and, at the same time, extended her pact with Sony…
Kirk Kerkorian slapped a $ 675 million lawsuit on Credit Lyonnais yesterday, retaliating for last week's $ 1.25 billion lawsuits CL and MGM filed against the former MGM owner. Kerkorian charged the…
Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell (D-Maine) has fired off a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Carla Hills asking that Hollywood not be left standing at the altar in the rush to complete world…
Patti LuPone will bring her "In Concert" show to the Westwood Playhouse for 10 performances Jan. 8-17. LuPone, who will present an evening of Broadway favorites and new material, will be backed by a…
In a 1941 performance, only a few dozen miles away from his home, Bob Hope unknowingly took a step that would turn into a marathon of international travel and entertainment. Seduced by the idea of…
Singer Peggy Lee has fought off Walt Disney Co.'s appeal of her $ 2.3 million in damages from video rights to the 1955 animated film "Lady and the Tramp."
Subsidiaries of the giant telephone company Bell Atlantic Corp. yesterday filed suit challenging the constitutionality of a law barring telcos from providing TV programs in their local service area.
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.
Most syndie vets held firm or gained ground coming out of Thanksgiving week, which encompassed the final few days of the November sweeps, while many frosh and sophomore entries tumbled in the Nielsen…
Columbia Pictures' "El Mariachi" received an R rating and New Line Cinema's "National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon" received a PG-13 in the 1,248th bulletin from the Motion Picture Assn. of America's…