William “Willie” Wenton Dahl, longtime stage manager for “The Red Skelton Show” and “The Carol Burnett Show,” died March 5 of cancer at his home in Culver City. He was 73. Dahl, who spent more than…
John G. McCarthy, a former president of the Motion Picture Export Assn. and later the Television Program Export Assn., died March 5 at his home in Bryn Mawr, Pa., after suffering from complications…
DeMarcus Brown, professor emeritus of the University of Pacific's theater program, died March 24 of natural causes. He was 99. Brown supervised the U of Pacific's theater program from 1924 to 1969…
Television industry executives gathered Thursday at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for "TV Talk 2000: Women of this Millennium" to discuss power, diversity, mentoring and motherhood.
Film Roman has reported revenues totaling $17.5 million for the quarter ended Dec. 31, a 70% surge over the fourth quarter a year earlier, but the team behind "The Simpsons" still can't drum up…
Who says Hollywood can't take a joke? At Wednesday's premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's "Mizlansky/Zilinsky" a packed house of movers and shakers was on hand to applaud Nicholas Martin's production at the…
With television networks under the gun to stick with diversity pledges inked many weeks ago, several of TV's top execs brainstormed Thursday night about how best to keep their promises.
Elmer Klopper, father of casting director Nancy Klopper, died March 20 of a heart attack at his home in Rancho Mirage. He was 74. Klopper was a VP of Prudential Securities in Cleveland, Ohio, for 35…
Marty Roth, longtime feature and TV writer, producer and editor best remembered for writing episodic TV during the 1960s and ’70s, died March 24 of natural causes in Los Angeles. He was 75. Following…