Sally Van Slyke is exiting as Universal's VP of marketing effective March 1, the studio confirmed yesterday. While Universal management attempted to keep Van Slyke's impending departure under wraps…
Michele Anthony has been appointed exec VP of Sony Music, making her effectively second-in-command to president Tommy Mottola at the company.
Harry Palmer has been named exec VP and general manager at Relativity Records. Palmer, who will oversee all facets of the label's day-to-day operations, was formerly president of Atco Records.
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
Propaganda Films has appointed Rhea Rupert as director of music video and Kate Miller as director's representative.
New Line Intl. has promoted Camela Galano to senior VP of sales/marketing and Nestor Nieves to senior VP of sales and administration. Galano and Nieves will report to Rolf Mittweg, New Line Intl…
Henry G. Plitt, 74, chairman of the board of Plitt Amusement Co. and chairman of the board of Showscan, died yesterday at his Beverly Hills home. Cause of death was pancreatic cancer.
Joseph Anthony, an actor and director who once had four hits on Broadway simultaneously, died Jan. 20.
Thomas A. Dorsey, known as the father of gospel music for his merging of religious music with the blues, died Saturday. He was 93.
Dave Herman, president and general manager of KOB-TV, died Friday of pancreatic cancer.
ABC News has undergone its second significant change since Paul Friedman was named exec VP of the division. This time, veteran research maven Alan Wurtzel has been named to the newly created position…