Richard Carlson, the former chief of Voice of America who now runs the Corp. for Public Broadcasting, has tapped his former VOA deputy to serve a top administrative post.
The funeral for Hollywood pioneer Hal Roach, who created "Our Gang" and teamed Stan Laurel with Oliver Hardy, will be open to the public, a spokesman said.
Dennis Keith Sullivan, who served as broadcast counsel for CBS Inc. for the last 16 years, died of complications from AIDS on Oct. 20 in Falls Church, Va. He was 50.
Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope has promoted Elisabeth Seldes to VP of development and extended her contract for two years.
Elektra Records said yesterday that Ruben Rodriguez has resigned as head of the label's urban music department in order to concentrate on his duties as president of his Elektra-distributed imprint…
Bob Merlis was promoted yesterday to senior VP/director of media relations for Warner Bros. Records. Announcement was made by company chairman Mo Ostin.
Cheryl J. Kagan has been promoted to executive VP, entertainment, at Rogers & Cowan. In her new post, Kagan, who most recently was senior VP, entertainment, will continue to direct the operational…
Hal Roach, the one-time mule skinner and gold prospector who later mined the careers of such comedic greats as Harold Lloyd, Laurel & Hardy, Will Rogers and the "Our Gang" kids, died yesterday, two…
Maryann Martin has joined Group W Prods. as marketing manager, supervising "The Treasury" movie library which the company now represents. She most recently served as a project manager for Carolco…
Hollywood played its version of musical chairs again yesterday, as Fox Entertainment Group president Peter Chernin was appointed chairman of 20th Century Fox, replacing Joe Roth, who will ankle the…
Reversing a Hollywood tradition, Joe Roth is leaving his Fox Film Corp. post at the top of his game and under his own steam. When he moves into his new Burbank indie production offices next January…