Early verdicts on Barack Obama's fund-raising appearance: He dazzled some, drew mixed reviews from others and, from Jennifer Aniston, drew the comment, "He's lovely." Obama presided over Hollywood's…
There’ll be a "whole new look" at the Governors’ Ball following this year’s Oscars, Academy President Sid Ganis told me. There will be no assigned seating at tables Ball Chairlady Cheryl Boone Isaacs…
John McCain will appear with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday to discuss climate change,
Tuning in: Given the glacial state of change in daytime TV, it's easy to take for granted the enormous influence Oprah Winfrey wields over her adoring audience. Yet with the talk host preparing to…
Updated Star Crossed: Starting today, campaign 2008 meets Oscar week, as Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden and other politicos are scheduled to swing to L.A. to raise money at the same time…
While the rest of you were taking Monday off from work, the Academy’s Oscars crew was busy at work at the Kodak. Heading the troupe in the theater with producer Laura Ziskin was Acad president Sid…
Voiceover: Part of the fun of film festivals is discovering the hidden gems, but with so many movies pouring into these events nowadays, there is indeed a lot of dross to plow through.
Why has our industry chosen to suffer the delusion that we don't know what a producer does?
Tuning In: As "Night at the Museum" races toward $240 million in U.S. receipts and "Norbit" packs in the box office poundage, TV programmers can only look forlorn and mutter, "What about us?"
Triple Academy Award-winner Ray Evans has died. The songwriting partner of the late Jay Livingston suffered a heart attack and died Thursday, 10:30 p.m. at UCLA emergency hospital. He was 92. His…
Violence on the Table: Networks are suing the government over its crackdown on broadcast indecency, but they may be facing a battle on another front. The FCC is about to issue a report that shows how…