Leaders of SAG-AFTRA have tapped co-president Roberta Reardon to head its negotiating committee for its commercials contract -- which covers about $1 billion in annual work and expires March 31.
Associated Television Intl. is making the rounds of TV nets this week to shop a number of primetime speshes.
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Universal Studios prexy and chief operating officer Ron Meyer has been chosen as UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's speaker at its June 15 commencement.
Focus Features is going to Cuba, attaching George Clooney to direct and produce "The Yankee Commandante" via his Smokehouse Pictures banner.
Audrey Young, an actress at Paramount Pictures in the 1940s and the widow of director Billy Wilder, has died. She was 89.
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Stephen Lighthill has been elected prexy of the American Society of Cinematographers.
Off Broadway gets a worthy specimen of the socially conscious courtroom drama with "Murder in the First."
Actress Ruth E. Foster, best known for her role of Mrs. Foster, the postmistress on "Little House on the Prairie," died of natural causes in Del Mar, Calif., on May 11. She was 92.
Get ready for the return of the King.
"All You Need Is Kill" scribe Joby Harold is in negotiations to rewrite "The Twilight Zone" for Warner Bros. and Appian Way.
Some of cable's big guns including Turner Broadcasting are poised to start cutting upfront deals late this week, although Viacom surprised the competish by jumping in early.