A graveside burial service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, for actor John Hancock, co-star of the CBS-TV series "Love and War."
Norm Gunzenhauser and Tom Seeley have resigned as exec producers on the NBC midseason series "Local Heroes," which stars David Keith and Bill Nunn.
Lori Lewis has been promoted to VP, post-production finance, for the film division of Walt Disney Studios.
Fresh from the completion of screenwriter Jeff Arch's "Sleepless in Seattle," Gary Foster Prods. has hired Josie Rosen as veepee of development and outlined a number of projects in development.
Ann Daly has been promoted to the newly created post of president of Buena Vista Home Video, North America, putting her atop a unit that produces $ 1 billion a year in revenue for the Walt Disney Co…
Eileen Woodbury has been appointed promotion director for Pirate Radio KQLZ-FM. She joined the Westwood One-owned station in 1990 as a promo coordinator and was later upped to assistant promo…
Fred Birnbaum, 70, television advertising director of Variety for 18 years, died Oct. 16 in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., of a heart attack.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has named Yair Landau vice president of business planning for its Motion Picture Group, bumping him up a notch from his post as director of financial planning and analysis.
Doug and Jenifer Binzak, a boy, Harrison Douglas, June 13, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Father is VP scheduling and planning for Fox Broadcasting Co.; mother is non-pro.
Bob Catania, former vice president of promotion at Charisma Records, has been named vice president of pop promotion at Elektra.
Film industry vet Stuart R. Salter has been appointed VP of distribution, Europe, for Buena Vista Intl. In his new post, he will be responsible for sales and distribution of all Disney, Touchstone…