Nancy McLeod Perkins has been named VP, casting, at Universal TV, overseeing casting for all series and pilots.
Rep. John Bryant (D-Texas) on Wednesday offered legislation directing the FCC to set standards for reducing the level of TV violence.
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Robert Urich has ended a longtime association with agent Merritt Blake to move over to International Creative Management, sources said Wednesday.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein may partner with a political opposite on a musical copyright bill. Democrat Feinstein and fellow Senate copyright subcommittee member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) are…
A Senate committee Wednesday expressed outrage over allegations that Internal Revenue Service employees have been snooping through the computerized tax returns of friends, relatives and celebrities.
The Hollywood Madam saga took another sordid swipe at the film industry Wednesday as police arrested producer/director Ivan Nagy on charges of running his own call-girl ring for clients in the biz.
Blockbuster Entertainment Co. has come under fire over its commanding stake in Spelling Entertainment. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based video-rental and music chain was hit by a suit from minority…
Director Arthur Hiller will succeed producer Robert Rehme as the 29th president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the organization announced Wednesday. Hiller, 69, takes the one-year…
The ultimate alliance between the cable and computer industry may be stalled. A rumored deal linking cable giants Tele-Communications Inc. and Time Warner Inc., and the world's largest software…
A judge refused to throw out a claim of sexual harassment against the star and co-star of "The Wonder Years" but dismissed a claim against a third actor Wednesday.
Control of French rights to the MGM/UA catalog may change hands. French rights giant UGC DA confirmed Tuesday that it is in negotiations with a view to a possible takeover of fellow rights holder…
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