Leslie Moonves knew in 2000 that CBS wasn't where he wanted it to be, but he had a good idea of how he could turn his network around. And those plans included a liberal dose of successful filmmaker…
Hollywood Walk Of Fame
That Jerry Bruckheimer is getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is extraordinary — mostly because he doesn't already have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Though he's produced dozens of films over four decades, you rarely hear producer Jerry Bruckheimer credited as the "auteur" of his distinctive and personal filmography.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame committee chairman David Green announced next year’s list of honorees Thursday at a ceremony where Jennifer Lopez received her honor, with Tupac Shakur and Phil Hartman set…
Of all music criticism's favorite fallacies, few are as entrenched as the notion of superstar succession: that pop icons don't simply evolve and change over time, they are violently usurped, “Golden…
When pop producer Nadir "RedOne" Khayat made Jennifer Lopez the first new signing for his 2101 Records imprint (or as he calls it, "my little baby label") weeks after signing a partnership deal with…
When David Foster assumed the title of chairman at the Verve Music Group a year and a half ago, some naysayers may have worried that the hiring of a consummate adult-contemporary hitmaker bore bad…
Producing platinum-selling albums wasn't always in the plans for David Foster, but it didn't take long for him to make the shift from playing on other people's sessions to producing other artists.
Blame it on the moon; after Olympia Dukakis won the Oscar as Cher's tough, sardonic mother in the 1987 romantic comedy "Moonstruck," she became both a household name and Hollywood's go-to actress for…
Steve Harvey wakes up every morning at 4. He showers, eats a piece of fruit, grabs some coffee and immediately goes to studio to record his radio show from 5-9 a.m.
'When I was 10, one day I came home from school and my mother was listening to a man broadcasting from a shopping center, playing records and interviewing people on the air," recalls Tom Kelly. "She…