Celebrating the contribution of writers to film, television and radio, the Writers Guild of America's two branches host two 55th annual awards events Saturday night.
It makes me feel old," jokes David E. Kelley about receiving the Television Laurel Award from the WGAW on Saturday. And, indeed, Kelley, 47, seems young to receive a lifetime achievement award.
1912-13 The Authors League of America forms. Some 350 authors, mostly book and magazine writers, but also some dramatists, join. 1921 Screenwriters form the informal Writers Club, the progenitor of…
They may have been preaching to the choir, but film industry leaders on Wednesday took their anti-piracy gospel to the nation's exhibs gathered here for the ShoWest tradeshow.
Former president Bill Clinton has signed on to headline a revival of the "Point Counterpoint" segment on the CBS newsmag "60 Minutes," opposite his 1996 presidential opponent Bob Dole.
SAG, AFTRA and the Actors' Fund of America have launched a "Looking Ahead" program aimed at helping young performers in Southern California.
A bankruptcy judge Tuesday approved the appointment of two cable industry veterans to run Adelphia Communications for hefty salaries proposed by the company, its creditors and lending banks.
A group of Republican lawmakers has asked federal auditors to eyeball the system by which federal funds are dispersed to public broadcasters, saying they want to ensure that the flow is "fair and…
Fox and Marvel Enterprises have settled a long-running lawsuit over the "Mutant X" syndie TV show, which is in its second year.
Responding to SAG's warning of possible blacklisting of anti-war thesps, the Writers Guild of America West has issued a strong endorsement of open debate over the looming war with Iraq.
Slovenian state broadcaster RTVS lost 24 million euros ($26 million) in the 2002 fiscal year, and is to ax 120 employees this year. Network director general Aleks Stakul blamed low ad revenues and a…