In the wake of the News Corp. takeover of Star TV, chief Julian Mounter has confirmed rumors about his future."I formally advised (News Corp. chief) Rupert Murdoch by fax on Sunday that I would not…
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 Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has reached an agreement in principle on a below-the-line contract for James Cameron's new big-budget action film, "True Lies."
Jack Lemmon and other stars from Celebrity Row stormed a castle and won. Heeding a spirited protest, the Beverly Hills City Council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to kill approval of an 18-bedroom, 21-bathroom…
The Grateful Dead have sued Warner Bros. Records and Warner Bros.
Melvin Simon Prods. Inc. has sued Viacom Intl. Inc. for allegedly consistently being late on making quarterly payments under a 1978 distribution deal.
Nancy McLeod Perkins has been named VP, casting, at Universal TV, overseeing casting for all series and pilots.
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…
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…
Image Entertainment Inc. has turned the corner financially after skidding into the red. The Chatsworth, Calif.-based laserdisc company recorded a $ 772,680 (5 cents a share) net profit for the first…