James Douglas Atwell, musician and actor, died Jan. 21 of a heart attack in Kissimmee, Fla., where he was performing at Disney World.
Gregg Filandrinos, VP-general manager of KDNL, St. Louis, has been named chairman of Fox Broadcasting Co.'s affiliate board, succeeding Kevin O'Brien of KTVU Oakland.
For Bob Banner, teaching is as much a love as television, music and show business. Banner believes it is his obligation to givesomething back to the industry,that has given him so much successand…
Columbia TriStar Home Video will release Woody Allen's "Husbands and Wives" April 7 on homevideo, laserdisc and 8mm. The Allen vid, which co-stars Mia Farrow, Sydney Pollack and Judy Davis, will be…
During his 45 years in television programming, Bob Banner has been involved in many television "firsts." None was more personal, nor is remembered with more fondness, then "The Carol Burnett Show" on…
When former ABC corporate officers Elton H. Rule and I. Martin Pompadur raised their second Merrill Lynch Fund in 1988, they had the flexibility to do more than just buy cable systems and television…
Disney's money-making machine "Beauty and the Beast" is getting a new incarnation, as a children's video game, to be created by Hudson Soft USA Inc. for the Nintendo and Super Nintendo Entertainment…
Bob Banner may be the producer-director, but his wife, Alice,is the commander-in-chief. Banner, his staff and friends have notrouble acknowledging Alice'scontributions.