As same-sex marriage advocates pursue their efforts to overturn Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage, could “Milk” provide a roadmap? The Focus Features biopic of gay civil rights…
Television and the automotive industry grew up together. The TV season's arbitrary ritual of a September kickoff -- established more than a half-century ago, when each had its own Big Three -- was…
Let's get the bad news out of the way: Clearly we are not witnessing a "normal" recession. This downturn is global and gut-wrenching. It's as though the bountiful 1920s have just collapsed and we've…
Will fewer prestige British productions be getting their passports stamped?
That, and other news, in today’s Political Panorama. Politico and the USC Unruh Institute are hosting an election recap, featuring reps from the Obama and the McCain campaigns. It’s available online…
ABC sophomore dramas "Dirty Sexy Money" and "Eli Stone" are expected to sign off for good soon.
Updated Barack Obama’s team is tapping L.A. donors for a special inauguration fund. LAObserved just posted a letter sent by the inauguration committee that offers $50,000 packages of four VIP tickets…
Paul Audley has been named president of FilmL.A.
From the Army Archerd Archive: Danny Kaye wanted to assist (at least attend) this a.m.'s surgery session of -- his press agent Bill Blowitz!
I phoned Theo Bikel today to congratulate him. He had mailed me an announcement that he and pianist-conductor Tamara Brooks were married Nov. 11 by her cousin, Judge Carmen Ciparick, in N.Y. (He had…
Updated That, and other news, in today’s Political Panorama. Rep. Henry Waxman wins the battle of wins and will chair the House Energy & Commerce Committee, after the Democratic caucus voted to oust…