Top 40 stations, radio's whipping boy for the past few years, experienced a significant resurgence in 1993 attributable in part to numbers. After scores of stations changed to country and adult…
Irving Lazar, the literary and talent agent dubbed "Swifty" by Humphrey Bogart for his speed at putting together deals, died at his Beverly Hills home Thursday night of kidney failure. He was 86.
It seems federal regulators have had quite enough of radio personality Howard Stern: They're heading straight for where it hurts most -- the pocketbook of his employer, Infinity Broadcasting.
Holiday business was up 8.9% for the nation's music retailers, according to the 11th annual marketplace survey by Los Angeles-based Macey Lipman Marketing, released Thursday.
How's this for a Hollywood story to start 1994: A 21-year-old model goes in to read for a two-line part and lands the leading role in a Hollywood feature. Now, producers and directors are starting to…
Harold Becker, who turned out a sleeper hit on the subject of medical malpractice with "Malice," is now turning his sights toward Gotham city politics.
ABC's "Good Morning America" took the household ratings crown for the fourth consecutive year, winning 48 weeks (including three ties), the three major sweeps months and all four quarters.
Ray Aghayan has been named costume designer for the 66th Academy Awards show, to be produced by Gilbert Cates.
Oprah Winfrey received a year-end present during the week ended Dec. 19, with her top-rated King World talker leaping 25% from the previous week's historically low levels.
The Arbitron Co.'s exit from the TV ratings business has prompted the Assn. of Independent Television Stations to seek U.S. Dept. of Justice approval to gather data on prices charged by A.C. Nielsen…