Jazz bassist Keith (Red) Mitchell died Nov. 8 of a heart attack and stroke in Oregon. He was 65. Mitchell was a pianist who switched to double bass as an Army musician in Germany.
Joel Stillerman has been promoted to VP production at MTV, where he will lead the MTV production staff in the studio and special programs area.
Twentieth Century Fox production prexy Roger Birnbaum is expected to join his former boss Joe Roth as a producing partner in his new indie endeavor at Disney, pending the blessing of News Corp…
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Chuck Connors, who gained fame as the tough, gun-toting single father on the long-running television series "The Rifleman," died yesterday in Los Angeles of lung cancer. He was 71.
Capital Cities/ABC has appointed Jon Peisinger president of newly created Capital Cities/ABC Video Publishing. The Stamford, Conn.-based division will produce, acquire and market special-interest and…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has beefed up its affiliate promotion department, promoting Dan Kendall and Mark Stroman to director-level slots in that area and bringing aboard Laura Lionetti Barton and Jane…
Robin McMillan has been upped to VP of public relations at Showtime Networks Inc., a new post, based in Universal City.
John H. Davis, who played a tough kid in the "Our Gang" films of the 1920s before pursuing a medical career, died Nov. 3 of respiratory failure at St. John's Hospital & Health Center, where he had…
Laurel Cronin, 53, an actress, singer and dancer, died Oct. 26 in Chicago from cancer. Cronin moved to Los Angeles two years ago after a 30-year career in Chicago theater.
Motion Picture trade journalist Richard Gertner died of heart failure Sept. 14 at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan. He was 66.
New Line Cinema has appointed Scott Hyneryager assistant division manager for the company's distribution central division. He will be based in New Line's Chicago office. Before joining New Line, he…