Urgent memo to Jack Valenti: Don't quit your day job just yet. Sen. John Breaux (D-La.), a strong candidate to succeed Valenti as Hollywood's leading man (and lobbyist) in Washington, yanked his name…
All the bicoastal chatter that the studios are on the brink of choosing a new leading man in Washington is more than a little premature, insiders say.
A new era has begun at the Recording Industry Assn. of America with the hiring of a Republican as its top Washington lobbyist. Mitch Bainwol, former chief of staff to Senate Majority Leader Bill…
It's been nearly a month since former RIAA topper Hilary Rosen ankled her post, but the music industry's top lobbying shop shows no signs of slacking.
Tribune Entertainment prexy Dick Askin will be the next chairman and CEO of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Hollywood heavyweights met with Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti in Beverly Hills Monday to discuss plans to select his successor. The meeting between Valenti and top-ranking studio…
The search continues for Hilary Rosen's replacement as the Recording Industry Assn. of America's top lobbyist. One finalist, former Long Island Rep. Susan Molinari, pulled out of the running Friday.
The rumors swirling around the search for replacements for the top Washington reps at both major Hollywood trade assns. has gotten downright comical. At least that's how Reps. Billy Tauzin (R-La.)…
Hilary Rosen left her post at the Recording Industry Assn. of America last week the same way she came in: tough and irreverent -- with maybe a few more friends in high places and a Grammy to boot.
Conservative San Gabriel Valley Congressman David Dreier is among a list of candidates to succeed top Hollywood lobbyist Jack Valenti.
Online music swappers beware: Starting this week, the next file you download could be a subpoena. After months of dancing around the issue of prosecuting individual cyberpirates, the Recording…