TV executive Robert M. Newgard died Feb. 17 of a heart attack in Palm Springs. He was 68 . A Notre Dame U. graduate, Newgard began his career with Mirisch Bros.
Tom Hanks joins the list of presenters for the 65th annual Academy Awards show March 29. This marks the fourth time as presenter for Hanks, who received a leading actor nomination in 1988 for his…
The claim that Gene Roddenberry said the original "Star Trek" TV show had not turned a profit until 1985 was made by his ex-wife, Eileen, during testimony in her suit against Norway Corp., her late…
The American Cinema Editors announced 1992 nominees for the annual ACE Eddie Awards, which will be presented March 27 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
A dispute over who has rights to the master recordings that country artists Naomi and Wynonna Judd recorded for RCA has resulted in MCA Records filing a complaint late last week.
Memorial for actor-composer-arranger Buddy Pepper, who died Feb. 7 (Daily Variety, Feb. 18), is scheduled for Sunday at the Canon Theatre in Beverly Hills.
Sell-through homevid outfitGoodTimes Home Video confirmed this week that outgoing Turner Home Entertainment exec Martin Weinstein is coming aboard -- as executive vice president heading up a new…
Michael Morrison, an actor on the CBS-TV soap opera "As the World Turns," was found dead yesterday in a friend's Manhattan apartment. Cause of death was not immediately known.
Ada Goldberg and Bruce Brown, Jan. 24, Hillcrest Country Club. Bride's VP of business and legal affairs for ABC Prods. Groom is VP in the television department at the William Morris Agency.
Hanover Square Prods. is accepting applications for the 1993 Feature Film Screenplay competition, which will award $ 20,000 each to a maximum of five writers.