Stephanie Sperber has been named manager of publicity for Turner Broadcasting System, a new post. Sperber was formerly an account supervisor with Rogers & Cowan.
Eldred (Mike) McGreal, a retired executive of Warner Bros. Studios and founder-president of Producers' Service (manufacturers of optical printers for special effects), died of Parkinson's Disease on…
David Bushman and Mariam Brillantes, a girl, Alexandra Lea Brillantes Bushman , born Oct. 26 at Lenox Hill Hospital, N.Y. Father is TV curator for the Museum of TV & Radio and former Daily Variety…
Joanne Mazzu has been named director of business affairs for Columbia Pictures Television. She previously served as associate director of business affairs.
Twentieth Century Fox chairman Joe Roth is vigorously exploring independent production options as it appears less and less likely that his boss, Rupert Murdoch, will agree to pay the studio chief…
Another Paramount syndie exec has flown the coop to Twentieth TV.
Here's a sampling of high-ranking studio production executives who were either fired or resigned during the nine-year tenure of Gulf & Western/Paramount Communications Inc. chairman and chief…
Joan Maloney Rio, professional dancer, died Wednesday of cancer in her Tarzana home. She was 57. Her professional credits include such musicals as "Singin' in the Rain, ""Torch Song,""Stars and…
Time-Life Video and Television has named Joel W. Westbrook to the new position of senior VP and exec producer of Time-Life Television.
Film producer and distributor Ralph B. Serpe, 81, died Oct. 24 in Tarzana of cancer. A longtime associate of Dino De Laurentiis, Serpe started his film career in the late 1940s when he served as VP…
Martin Gregg, 51, actor, legit entrepreneur and president of the North Park Theater Foundation in San Diego, died Oct. 11 in that city of complications from AIDS.