Al Simon, a pioneering television producer of sitcoms such as "Mr. Ed" and "The Beverly Hillbillies," died May 18 of Alzheimer's disease at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He was 88. Simon, who also…
Steven Cheskin has been tapped senior VP and general manager of Discovery Networks' Travel Channel, the company announced Wednesday. Appointment comes a month after Jay Feldman ankled the position to…
InfoPost, an online marketplace for digital entertainment, appointed several heavy-duty Hollywood insiders to its content advisory board Wednesday.
Viacom officially announced Tuesday that CBS stations chief John Severino will inherit control of Paramount's TV stations as group prexy Tony Cassara departs (Daily Variety, May 24). Severino will…
Lisa Silfen has been upped from VP of consumer products to VP of program enterprises at MTV and VH1, MTV Networks announced Tuesday. Silfen will take charge of strategic development for new MTV…
In anticipation of its merger with erstwhile radio giant AMFM becoming final, radio superpower Clear Channel Communications unveiled its new manage-ment team.