Syndie newsmag "Extra" will keep churning out celeb news and gossip through 2010. Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution has renewed the Telepictures-produced skein for three more seasons.
Jane Fonda’s appearance with 100,000 war protestors Saturday in Washington encouraged me to phone her "Coming Home" (1978) costar Jon Voight. Both won Oscars for their roles in the story of a…
Tuning In: Every day seems to bring another article or study regarding the nexus of television and technology that recalls the New Yorker cartoon with "The End Is Near" sign.
Broadway watchers are starting to wonder: What's up with "The Color Purple"? The tuner's weekly gross fell nearly $250,000 for the week ending Jan. 21, down to $481,854 (and 51% of capacity…
London Eye: Long considered the most parochial of the Hollywood studios, Paramount Pictures has finally acknowledged that there's a big world out there, and it's determined to grab its share.
All of the attention of the past week has been focused on Democratic hopefuls courting Hollywood for dollars. But Republicans are coming to Los Angeles, looking to garner support, as well. Rudolph…
Marking what she said was her first anti-war rally in 34 years, Jane Fonda returned to her activist roots today as one of a handful of actors leading a protest at the Capitol against the continued…
Updated Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin Martin may be the one government official whose views media giants ignore at their own peril, but on Thursday it was his wife, Catherine, who…
The Back Lot: It's always intriguing to see what happens when the "big sell" runs into the "big reality." The CEOs of the giant media companies are out there every week at investor conferences…
Friday Updated The Insanely Early Race: When Elizabeth Taylor issues a statement announcing why she’s for Hillary, you know that this is shaping up to be a very, very different and unusual…
ABC has given early greenlights to reality skeins "Wife Swap," "Supernanny" and "America's Funniest Home Videos."