Hollywood needs to butt out more often. That was the message Monday from California lawmakers and researchers at a state Senate Judiciary Committee hearing who complained that increased use of…
NBC officially reupped for a third year of "Access Hollywood" Monday, ensuring the firstrun strip with at least another season on its O&O group.
Miramax Intl. has paid $300,000 for theatrical and homevideo rights to Paul Greengrass' "Theory of Flight" in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Universal Records has tapped industry vet Valerie DeLong as veep and will team her with top label execs to bolster the presence of Universal artists on radio.
Linda Mancuso has extended her deal as president of Peter Engel Prods. through 2001. Engel, whose company produces NBC's Saturday-morning teen show 'Saved by the Bell," also recently reupped with NBC…
Filmmaker Spike Lee has composed a series of irreverent promotional spots for the Los Angeles Lakers to be carried by cablenet Fox Sports West, shooting them Monday inside the gymnasium at L.A…
Marlo Thomas has landed a role in the indie film "Starfucker" (aka "Dust and Stardust"), currently in production in L.A.
Ron Shapiro has been promoted to exec VP and G.M. of Atlantic Records. The new post recognizes the former publicist's contributions to successes by a diverse contingent of artists and an increased…
Citing a shortage of studio space on its lot, 20th Century Fox has inked a five-year lease in the soon-to-be-built Manhattan Beach Studios.
The nonprofit Center for the Study of Popular Culture in Los Angeles has formed the "Keep Larry Elder on the Air" committee, aimed at combating the Talking Drum Community Forum --- the South Central…