Trimark Home Video has hired Gary Jones as VP of domestic homevideo, the company announced Wednesday. He will report to Don Gold, senior VP of sales and marketing.
Planet Hollywood has expanded its PR department, naming Patty Casino VP of national public relations and upping Matthew D. Hallman to director of national public relations.
Singer Lawrence Payton, one of the original members of the Four Tops, whose hits included "Bernadette" and "I Can't Help Myself," died at his home Friday of liver cancer. He was 59.
Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, as part of its plan to heighten its film profile, has named senior veepees of production Matthew Baer and Michael Siegel as joint heads of its motion picture division.
Leslie H. Anderson has been promoted to senior vice president, marketing administration, for the Paramount motion picture group.
Dr. Jay Ziskin, a prominent national expert on psychology and the law, and the father of Laura Ziskin, president of 20th Century Fox's Fox 2000 Pictures, died Saturday at his West Los Angeles home of…
Kathie Broyles was named VP, print advertising, for entertainment advertising and promotion at the CBS Television Network.
Joel Tappis, who worked in the entertainment business since the 1960s as a musician, actor, agent and manager, died June 9 of a massive heart attack at Kaiser Permanante Hospital in Woodland Hills…
Character actor Richard Jaeckel, whose acting career began in 1943, died Saturday of an undisclosed illness at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital. He was 70.
NBC execs Harold Brook and Jerry Petry have both been promoted and will split the duties formerly handled by departing NBC Enterprises prexy John Agoglia.