LONDON: A fund run by a group 50 percent owned by Commonwealth Bank of Australia has acquired the music publishing catalogue of US singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow. The deal, by Ireland-based First State Media Group Ltd. (FSMG), is the latest foray by financial and media firms into music publishing rights.
LOS ANGELES: Jon Cryer first achieved fame in 1984 when he starred opposite Demi Moore in No Small Affair. He has since built himself a successful career in Hollywood, earning four consecutive Emmy nominations for his role as Alan Harper in CBS’s comedy series Two and a Half Men. NEW YORK: Don Hewitt, creator of CBS News’s groundbreaking 60 Minutes programme and one of the most influential behind-thescenes figures in US television journalism, died of pancreatic cancer on Wednesday, CBS News said. He was 86.