Nickelodeon has appointed Jon Miller as managing director of its new U.K. channel, to be launched this fall in a joint venture with British Sky Broadcasting. Miller was formerly vice president of…
Robert Becker, TV director, died May 6 in a car accident in Santa Clarita.
Daniel Paredes, a film and television costume designer, died May 9 of AIDS complications.
Actor Thomas J. Aguilar, who appeared in "A Chorus Line" on Broadway and the West End, died May 7 from complications of AIDS. He was 41.
Walt Disney Co. announced Monday the promotion of Tom Staggs to veepee of strategic planning, following his involvement in Disney's acquisition of The Mighty Ducks National Hockey League franchise…
Mary Goss has been promoted to veepee, national promotions, at New Line Cinema. Goss, who was formerly director of national promotions, is responsible for creating and securing national corporate…
Stuart Zakim has been promoted to vice president of East Coast publicity for Universal Pictures, moving into that post from exec director of national publicity.
In a move meant to bolster his growing big-screen and TV careers as well as his rap image, "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Will Smith has left Intl. Creative Management and inked with Creative Artists…
Director Peter Hewitt, who helmed Sunday's premiere episode of "Wild Palms," has signed on with the William Morris Agency.
Gearing up for its first release, "A Bronx Tale," Savoy Pictures has hired its No. 2 domestic distribution executive, Steve Rothenberg,who will assume the new position of senior VP and general sales…
Neal Vitale has been appointed vice president and general manager of Variety Inc., with responsibility for the operations of Daily Variety, Variety and Variety Europe. The announcement was made…