Playboy magazine and bookseller Barnes & Noble both have announced plans to expand into the booming online music retail business.
Nancy Van Norman Baer, a dancer and renowned curator of theater and dance at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, died Oct. 27 of cancer in San Francisco. She was 55. Her expertise on ballet and…
Austen Jewell, a silent screen child actor who later served as a production manager for most of the Hollywood studios, died Sept. 24 of cancer in Vista, Calif. He was 83. Jewell got his start in…
Primetime VP Suarez to ankle NBC NBC VP of primetime series Flody Suarez is expected to ankle the web when or before his contract expires next June. He is in talks with several companies, including…
Spain's highly profitable private broadcaster Tele 5, owned in part by Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset and Leo Kirch's Taurus, is poised to create its own theatrical distribution operation in Spain.
Rita Wilson is set for both “Runaway Bride” opposite Richard Gere and Julia Roberts and “The Story of Us” with Bruce Willis and Michelle Pfeiffer. In “Runaway,” Wilson will play Gere’s ex-wife who…
Public relations vet Paul Freundlich has been tapped exec VP, entertainment, at Rogers & Cowan. Also, Sue D’Agostino has been named associate VP. Freundlich, formerly both VP and senior VP at the…
Stanley J. Waxman, a former radio and legit actor who later became an educator, died Sept. 27 of unreported causes in Los Angeles. He was 84. A native of Cincinnati, Waxman graduated from the U of…
Robert Brada has been promoted to executive vice president and general counsel of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
Christopher Gable, a British ballet star who also had a successful acting career on stage and film, died of Oct. 23 of cancer in London. He was 58. The London-born dancer had a famous partnership in…
FROM MIFED Good Machine Intl. is ramping up its management structure, distribution relationships and international production ambitions, while notching up substantial sales at Mifed.
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