In kicking off Monday night's Writers Guild of America awards, WGAW president Del Reisman told a packed Beverly Hills ballroom that ageism within the industry has turned into an "American tragedy."
Australian label rooArt, owned by INXS manager Chris Murphy, has signed a U.S. distribution and marketing agreement with Atlantic Records.
Twentieth Century Fox has closed a $ 1 million deal for Alice Hoffman's latest novel "Thursday's Child" for on-lot producer Lynda Obst.
THE MUSEUM OF TELEVISION and Radio just concluded its 10th annual Los Angeles television festival, which often consists of stars and producers from great old TV series sitting around reminiscing…
HBO Pictures yesterday announced it has nabbed the rights to Robert Schenkkan's 1992 Pulitzer Prize-winning six-hour play "The Kentucky Cycle," and signed Schenkkan to adapt the material into a…
Dustin Hoffman was the center of attention at the 45th annual Writers Guild of America East awards, presenting special achievement kudos to playwright Arthur Miller Monday at the Waldorf-Astoria.
The acrimonious lawsuits between MCA Records and Motown ended quietly yesterday with an out-of-court settlement that will see Massachusetts investment firm Boston Ventures purchase an additional…
Paramount Pictures' coming-of-age adventure, "Milk Money," to star Melanie Griffith, will begin production in July, the studio announced yesterday.
Dana Carvey has joined the list of presenters at the 65th Annual Academy Awards show.
As an advertising executive, Charlotte Beers admitted that she had "little in common" with the panels of TV, movie and music executives at yesterday's Variety/Wertheim Schroder Entertainment Business…
Top-rated CBS will target Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights with its development for next fall, which includes eight pilots -- or roughly a third of those presented to visiting advertisers -…