Russell T. Lewis has been appointed president and general manager of the New York Times, publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. announced yesterday.
Dan Halsted has been elevated to senior VP of production for Hollywood Pictures, where he will continue to oversee movie projects in development and production.
The Writers Guild of America West is seeking a federal court order barring distribution of the film "Cliffhanger" until it makes a final determination on a story screen credit.
Kenneth Coyte was named chairman and retains his CEO position at Worldwide Television News, a broadcast services company that is 80%-owned by CapCities/ABC. As chairman he succeeds Richard Wald, who…
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.
British publisher EMAP has bought International Thomson Business Publications, owner of film trade weekly Screen International and a number of TV publications including Broadcast and TV World.
Top programming lieutenants at the three networks and Fox Broadcasting Co. took center stage at yesterday's Hollywood Radio & Television Society luncheon, outlining their webs' programming goals for…