Vice president Lawrence Garrett has been given further responsibilities at Republic Pictures.
Paramount TV Group has confirmed the appointment of Garrett S. Hart as president of the network TV division and the corresponding exit of 12-year studio veteran John S. Pike, as reported.
Herbert Philbrick, 78, author of the best-selling autobiography "I Led Three Lives," died Aug. 16 in North Hampton, N.H. The book, about his years in the FBI , was made into a TV series starring…
David Grossman has been ap- pointed VP of television music and Eldridge Walker has been appointed VP of music clearance for the Motion Picture Group of Paramount Pictures.
Pierre Desgraupes, 74, the former president of France 2 television who helped create the country's first investigative TV news magazine, died of cancer Aug. 16 in a nursing home outside Paris…
Phil Seymour, 41, singer/drummer/songwriter with the Dwight Tulley Band, died Aug. 17 in Los Angleles of lymphoma.
Allen Austin Wade, 68, retired animator who began his career with Walt Disney Studios, died Aug. 14 in Burbank of respiratory failure.
Kashiko Kawakita, 85, vice president of Towa Film Corp., died July 27 after a long illness. Her long career began in 1929 when she entered the fledgling Towa Film Corp. as a secretary.
Less than a month after buying a controlling interest in Hong Kong-based Star TV, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has named James F. Griffiths as managing director of the company.
David Stein, 81, former MCA executive and brother of Jules Stein, died July 31 on the island of Ibiza, Spain.