Linda Sumja has been named VP of domestic sales for DIC Entertainment. She will oversee network, syndication, cable and satellite sales of DIC programming for the domestic market, and all marketing…
Bob Knight, 72, who became one of the most influential TV reporters and reviewers in the country during his 20 years as a correspondent with Variety, died Monday in New York of a heart attack.
Ellis St. Joseph, 82, award-winning playwright and former Warner Bros. staff writer, died Aug. 21 in Beverly Hills of cancer. St. Joseph accumulated more than 50 WGA credits during a career that…
Lou Israel has been named senior VP of sales and distribution for Grove Television Enterprises, a Chicago-based program distribution firm. Israel, who will be based in New York, will oversee national…
Hollywood Records president Peter Paterno will leave his position when his contract expires in November, the Walt Disney Co. said late Friday.
Pat Shields, 70, producer-director for more than 30 years, was found dead in his car Aug. 16 in Death Valley, apparently the victim of heat exhaustion.
Sheryl Rubenstein has joined Fox Broadcasting Co. as director, current programming, supervising production of comedy series.
As part of MTV's expansion beyond its well-established niche on cable TV, the company has hired former Fox executive Eve Szurley as VP, television development , for MTV Prods., West Coast.