Four years ago, Michlene Ragsdale, a mother of twins, was as far away from show business as you could get. Then she became president of her local twins club and started getting phone calls from…
Journalist Rod Lurie has made good on his threat, filing a $ 1 million breach-of-contract suit Thursday against HarperCollins, charging that the book publisher canceled his book on slain producer Jon…
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BET Holdings Inc. posted a net income of $ 3.7 million (18 cents a share) for the third fiscal quarter that ended April 30, compared with a net profit of $ 3. 5 million (17 cents) in the same period…
Harcourt General Inc. reported net income of $ 5.8 million (7 cents) for the second quarter ended April 30, compared with a net loss of $ 3.3 million (4 cents) a year ago.
Songwriters Vincent Berry and Jeff Caruthers have sued the singing group Jade for recording a song with a melody that allegedly infringes the copyright on one of their compositions.
Jay Thomas, disc jockey and co-star of CBS' "Hearts Afire," has sued radio station KPWR for breach of contract, alleging he was fired without notice or the chance to correct problems.
A California court has handed Viacom Intl. and the cable industry a victory by barring the FCC from enforcing new must-carry rules for 30 days on Viacom's cable systems in the San Francisco Bay area.
Interscope Records artist Andre Young, aka Dr. Dre, pleaded no-contest Wednesday to assaulting record producer Damon Thomas and was sentenced by a Van Nuys court to three-years probation and ordered…
Rapper Luther Campbell and 2 Live Crew's argument that parody is presumptively protected by the First Amendment and federal copyright law will be heard by the Supreme Court this fall, with the…
Barry Gordon will run for a third term as president of the Screen Actors Guild, saying he made the decision because there is unfinished work.
Washington, D.C., has turned the spotlight on Hollywood, as a major federal project to study the resurgence of racial clashes nationwide is focusing on Hollywood's hiring practices and what effect…