Lifted to a November sweeps win in part by the miniseries "The Jacksons: An American Dream," ABC will go back to the Michael Jackson well in February via a 90-minute live Oprah Winfrey interview with…
Phyllis Hill Ferrer Overton, legit and TV actress and former ballerina, died Jan. 1 in Los Angeles of lung cancer. She was 72.
In a restructuring of its sales staff, Tribune Entertainment Co. has named Larry Hutchings and Stephen Mulderrig as regional veepees for the company's Western and Eastern wings.
Gerald E. Jacobson, actor and arts administrator, died Dec. 26 in San Diego of complications due to AIDS. He was 46.
In anticipation of their ramped-up movie production schedule, Paramount Pictures has hired Tom Levine as a production veep for the Motion Picture Group, sources confirmed yesterday.
There's a first time for everything, and for Spike Lee that means he finally has an agent, signing yesterday with International Creative Management, seven years after directing his first feature film.
Creative executive Rick Hess confirmed yesterday that he has ankled TriStar Pictures to accept an equity position and management post at the Pleskow-Spikings Partnership, which was launched in…
The jazz world is mourning the loss of one of its elder statesmen--trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, who died yesterday at age 75.
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.