Richard Battista has been upped to VP of domestic pay TV and pay-per-view for 20th Century Fox.
Jacqueline Beth and James Andrew Miller, March 27, BevHills. Bride's non-pro; groom's a screenwriter.
ABC Sports president Dennis Swanson will relinquish supervision of daytime programming at the network, as reported (Daily Variety, April 29).
Loews Theatres confirmed Thursday that it has hired Steve Bunnel as film buyer, bringing the former Samuel Goldwyn Co. distribution executive to Sony Pictures Entertainment's exhibition subsidiary.
Julio Proietto has been named senior VP finance and business affairs at Private Music, upped from his VP slot in the department. Proietto joined Private Music in 1990 from Warner Bros. Television…
Peter Zasuly and Maryellen Mulcahy, a boy, Max Ryan Zasuly, April 12, Santa Monica Hospital. Father's a director/writer/producer; mother is VP and talent agent of Harter Manning Woo.
Walter Hoffman, 72, costumer who in was charge of Paramount Pictures wardrobe department for over 25 years, died Wednesday of bone cancer in Westlake Village.
Funeral services will be held Sunday for Maurice J. (Bob) Corwin, former VP of broadcast operations and facilities at NBC, who died Wednesday of a heart attack at his home in Northridge. He was 70.
Cy Howard, 78, TV writer and producer, died April 29 of heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He had been ill for several years.
Peter Hammer, documentary filmmaker and film editor, died Tuesday of cancer in New York.
Dieter Plage, a German wildlife filmmaker whose documentaries brought recognition to African conservation issues, died April 3 in an accident while filming in the African rain forest. He was 57.