Alexander Zilo, former Media Assets dealmaker and ex-program chief of Hong Kong-based satellite operator Star TV, has signed to set up a satellite TV service for the Middle East.
Trimark Pictures promoted Tim Swain on Monday to senior VP of domestic distrib, responsible for theatrical and homevideo releases.
Former Twentieth TV prez Harris Katleman has left an independent production deal with the studio to become chief operating officer at Mark Goodson Prods., the parties confirmed.
Robin Sproul has been named VP of news coverage, Washington, at ABC News, having been director in that area since last year.
In preparation for the proposed merger between rivals QVC and Home Shopping Network, QVC chairman Barry Diller is planning to bring aboard two key executives to help build his burgeoning…
House telecommunications subcommittee chairman Ed Markey (D-Mass.) has named David Nemtzow as his senior staffer in charge of mass media issues.
Gary Foster, still basking in the success of the $ 70 million-grossing "Sleepless in Seattle," has been tapped as the new motion picture department prexy at Warner Bros.-based Lee Rich Prods., the…
The Samuel Goldwyn Co. appointed Steven Bickel president of international sales and operations Friday in a move that consolidates responsibilities over the company's foreign movie, television and…
Steve Previn, 68, production executive and brother of composer/pianist Andre Previn, died July 9 in Palm Desert of unreported causes.
Joseph Gould, studio advertising exec, died July 11 of lung cancer at the Hospice of Washington in Washington, D.C. He was 78.