Michelle Katz has been named VP of business and legal affairs at Universal Studios New Media Group. Katz previously was at Paramount Pictures’ consumer products and anti-piracy departments, and…
Imagine Television, the newly formed TV arm of Imagine Entertainment, has tapped Skip Chasey senior VP of business affairs.
John Waters, one of Hollywood's most flamboyant indie filmmakers, has signed with Creative Artists Agency.
Dana Precious and Josh Goldstine, both veepees of creative advertising at the Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group, have had their stripes upgraded, simultaneously becoming senior veeps in the same…
David Fresco, a blacklisted film and TV character actor whose career was resurrected in the 1960s, died July 18 at home in Los Angeles after a short bout with cancer. He was 87.
Buena Vista Television has named Linda Beal managing talent producer for its upcoming syndie latenight strip "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show."
Carol Forman, an actress who first appeared on the silver screen in 1946 portraying Raymond Burr's girlfriend in "San Quentin," died July 9 of natural causes at St. Joseph's Hospital in Burbank. She…
Barry Diller's HSN Inc. has tapped Nickelodeon Intl. veteran Jon Miller as president and CEO of HSNi Broadcasting, the newly formed corporate umbrella for the Silver King Broadcasting and SF…
Ben Ford Abrams, a former vaudevillian who later formed one of the nation's largest theatrical agencies during the 1930s and 1940s, died July 18 at a hospital in Boston. He was 88.
CBS' TV station group named longtime Westinghouse exec Joseph Berwanger to the new post of exec VP of sales, seeking to fulfill a mission by CBS Stations chief Mel Karmazin to boost revenue at the…