Georg Alexander is returning to his old job as head of film production at ZDF after serving only two months as film commissioner for the region of Berlin-Brandenburg.
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.
Laura Acevedo and Dusty Rhoads, Nov. 21, Puerto Rico. Bride is art director at ad agency Saatchi & Saatchi; groom's an actor.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
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.
Jerry Hartman has been promoted to senior vice president of Universal Pay TV.
Set decorator Jay Garvin died Dec. 15 of complications arising from AIDS at his Shadow Hills home.
Ted Willis, credited in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's most prolific TV scriptwriter, died yesterday, his family said. He was 74.