Playboy Entertainment Group has upped Richard Bencivengo to senior VP, programming and production, for pay television.
Puerto Rican-born singer Daniel Santos, 76, a prominent interpreter of the romantic Latin American music of the 1940s, '50s and '60s, died Nov. 27.
Skouras Pictures, aiming to step up domestic distribution, has promoted Jeff Holmes to executive vice president and chief operating officer. Company prez/CEO Dimitri (Tom) Skouras made the…
Retired actor and puppeteer Michael King, 69, died at his home in Tarzana June 1.
Tom Mazza has been promoted to senior VP, current programs, at Paramount Network TV, overseeing all series produced by the division, reporting to exec VP of creative affairs John Symes.
Barbara Cohen, the award-winning author of more than 30 children's books including "Molly's Pilgrim," died Nov. 29 at her Bridgewater, N.J., home.
Sheri Halfon has segued to Cary Brokaw's new Avenue Pictures as senior VP and CFO, having served as VP for finance and administration at its bankrupt predecessor, Avenue Entertainment.
Dale McBride, a veteran country music entertainer and father of country star Terry McBride, died Nov. 30 from a brain tumor. He was 55.
Former Rogers & Cowan director of entertainment Julie Polkes has joined Miramax Films as director of West Coast and international publicity.
Dean and Carol Sanderson, a boy, Ryan David, Nov. 24, Methodist Hospital, Arcadia. Father's a credit specialist for Daily Variety; mother is non-pro.
Meg Marguiles and Gregory Lipstone, Sept. 19, Brentwood. Bride's a freelance production associate; groom's a television packaging agent for the William Morris Agency.
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