David Murphy has joined the H.N. Swanson Literary Agency as an agent in the TV department. Murphy has spent the past four years working in the TV and feature literary departments at ICM.
Memorial service for Dr. Paul Rothman, longtime companion of agent Bob Hohman , will be held at 3 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Writers Guild Theatre in Beverly Hills.
Pay-per-view distributor Viewer's Choice launched a new service this week and repositioned another, giving the company three channels of service in the cable marketplace.
Lowell Mate has been named senior VP of creative affairs at HBO Independent Prods., where he will continue to be responsible for the development and production of television series for the broadcast…
Sen. John Danforth (R-Mo.), a leading cable TV critic in Congress, announced this week he will resign when his term ends in 1994.
As expected, Live Entertainment Inc. filed a prepackaged plan of reorganization yesterday. The move was made, according to the firm, to complete the restructuring of its 14.5% senior subordinated…
Director-choreographer Steve Merritt, who choreographed numbers for the Allan Carr-produced Oscarcast in 1989 and helped create several Las Vegas shows, died Jan. 26 in L.A. of complications from…
Consumers who decide to terminate cable television service must be allowed to buy the wiring into their homes from the cable company, the Federal Communications Commission said yesterday. Previously…
Infinity Broadcasting Corp. has completed the acquisition of three Cook Inlet Radio Partners' radio stations: WUSN-FM, Chicago; WZLK-FM, Boston; and WZGC-FM, Atlanta. The company also said it has…
The play "Rough Crossing," at the Matrix Theater, opened Jan. 21 and was reviewed the next night; production runs through March 7.