The jazz world is mourning the loss of one of its elder statesmen--trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, who died yesterday at age 75.
Bob Burkett has ankled as corporate affairs VP for Interscope to join the Geffen Co. as prez of the Geffen Foundation and exec veepee of public affairs of the parent company.
In a move to expand its growing international comedy franchise, Just For Laughs has named former IMAX veep Andre Picard to head its European headquarters in Paris.
ITC Entertainment Group chairman Alan R. Buggy has ended his relationship with the company "to pursue other interests," according to a terse statement released yesterday.
"ABC World News Tonight" executive producer Paul Friedman is expected to be named a vice president of ABC News early next week.
Karen Hermelin has been promoted to New Line Cinema's VP of research and strategy, responsible for designing and researching domestic marketing plans and implementing market research on produced or…
Ronnie Welsh, actor and cabaret performer, died Tuesday in New York of brain cancer. He was 52. Welsh made his radio debut at age 12 on "The Guiding Light" and appeared on the TV show "You Are There"…
Backed with some of his own funds and some provided by others, Lifetime president Thomas Burchill has purchased a majority position in the country's third largest television station rep firm Petry.
Ron Bension has been named chairman and chief executive officer of MCA Recreation Services Group, a step up from his former title of president and chief operating officer.
Vivienne Segal, best known as Vera Simpson in the Broadway production of "Pal Joey," died Dec. 29 of natural causes at Westside Hospital. She was 95.
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