| Aug 23, 2013
| 1:00 PM
"Pop star to wig star" — that's how Bob Kretschmer describes his unusual career path. The former member of the band Icehouse now works as an expert wig maker for films including Fox's "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" and Sony's "The Mortal...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Curtis Burch, exec-turned-producer, is developing "The Loss of Nameless Things," based on the life of the late playwright Oakley Hall III.
Burch's comic drama "Words and Pictures," starring Juliette Binoche and Clive Owen, premieres Saturday in Toronto....
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
TORONTO -- Ron Howard and Jay Z aren't names you'd expect to find in the same sentence, much less people you'd figure would one day work together.
But 10 days before the hip-hop artist's two-day Made in America music festival in Philadelphia over...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:56 PM
NBC has renewed the Chicago-set and filmed "Chicago Fire" along with four other dramas, the network announced Friday.
"Chicago Fire" has done OK in the ratings, but more importantly it has boosted NBC's 9 p.m. Wednesday ratings by 24 percent year-over-...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Early in the second season of "The Andy Griffith Show," I ventured a suggestion for a line change to make it sound more "like the way a kid would say it."
I was just 7 years old. But my idea was accepted and I remember standing frozen, thrilled at what...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award winner Christopher Plummer will be honored this spring with the Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford,
Plummer will receive the award at a fundraiser in at the Edison Ballroom in New York...
| Dec 13, 2011
As founder, chairman and chief executive of National Research Group Inc. from 1978 to 2003, movie market researcher Joseph Farrell introduced the concept of market testing to Hollywood, originating now-standard industry practices such as audience tracking...