PaineWebber Inc. lowered its investment rating on Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. to "attractive" from "buy" Friday, noting that the company's stock price has risen about 22% from a month ago. The…
Edie Adams will make a personal appearance at Tower Video on Sunset, from 2-4 p.m. Saturday to support videocassette sales of "The Best of Ernie Kovacs," a five-tape series from Kultur Video. New…
Bret Sarnoff has been promoted to VP, controller, for the Carsey-Werner Co., responsible for financial reporting, treasury functions and production accounting. Sarnoff had been controller at the…
New Regency Prods. has promoted Adam R. Platnick to executive vice president.
John Hummel has been named director of operations for Tribune Broadcasting Co.'s national sales group, Tribune Plus. He previously was general sales manager of Trib- owned KWGN-TV in Denver.
Republic Pictures Corp. posted record third-quarter net earnings of $ 162,000 (4 cents a share) for the quarter ended Sept. 30.
Former CBS newscaster Walter Cronkite and recently retired WNBC-TV consumer reporter Betty Furness are among the eight New York TV celebs who will be inducted next week into the New York Television…
Jennifer Wharton and Michael Dinner, Oct. 18, L.A. Bride's a television writer; groom's a director.
The second in a series of nine Humanitas Master Writers Workshops will be held on Nov. 21 at the Adult Education Center in Westwood.
Cheryl and Raymond Katz, a boy, Brandon Michael, Oct. 29, New York.