ESPN has named Steve Cipolla VP and general manager of the newly formed ESPN Consumer Products group.
Samantha Maltin has been elevated to VP of business develop-ment, promotions marketing, at Nick-elodeon. She reports to Pam Kaufman, senior VP of promotions marketing.
Susan Banks has been named VP, marketing and creative services of new cabler TV One. She reports to prexy and CEO Johnathan Rodgers.
E! Networks' Gavin Harvey has been boosted to exec VP of marketing.
Sony Pictures Television Intl. has upped Ross Pollack to senior VP, business development, Asia, and tapped John Fukunaga senior veep of sales planning.
The Entertainment Industries Council has selected two student winners for its Prism Generation Next Grand Fellowships.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and its Children's Programming Peer Group have established the Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship in honor of the creator and longtime host of "Mister Rogers…
Frances O'Connor and Allison Janney have joined the cast of "Piccadilly Jim," filming in the U.K. under the direction of John McKay.
Charles "Capp" Cappleman has been added to the list of inductees to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame.
Viacom Prods. has announced two key promotions in its finance and production departments. Janell Gorham has been upped to senior veepee, finance and operations, and Dave Watson has been elevated to…
Dick Clark Prods. senior VP Al Schwartz has announced he will retire at the end of the year following 25-plus years in the position.