Wayne Satz, an award-winning and controversial TV reporter who broke the McMartin Pre-School molestation story in 1984, was found dead at his Studio City home, authorities said. He was 47.
Doobie Brothers percussionist Bobby LaKind died following a long battle with cancer and just two months after reuniting with the band for a pair of concerts to benefit his two sons.
Saxophonist Curtis Peagler, who played with jazz greats Ray Charles and Count Basie, died in Los Angeles Dec. 19 following heart surgery.
Set decorator Jay Garvin died Dec. 15 of complications arising from AIDS at his Shadow Hills home.
Jerry Hellard has been promoted to VP, public relations, West Coast, at ABC, filling the void left by the retirement of Bob Wright and responsible for all public relations and program publicity on…
Matthew Gross has been promoted to VP, development, for Paramount's Wilshire Court Prods., which produces direct-to-cable movies forUSA Networks.
John Dreyer, previously manager of press and publicity for the Walt Disney World Resort, was named VP-corporate communications for the parent.
It appears that the Michael Jackson mural lives again.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%