CanWest Global Communications has concluded the deal to buy Network Ten from the Wespac Bank and has named the other members of the consortium.
Paramount Communications has set up a new business unit to oversee all licensing and merchandising activities throughout the company's sprawling entertainment operations.
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.
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.
Marlene Dietrich's heir is discussing the possibility of establishing a museum near Berlin to house the diva's mementos, a portion of which are home movies of her famous friends, lovers and…
Talent and literary agency Harry Gold and Associates has joined forces with agent Darryl Marshak to form Gold/Marshak Associates.
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…