Bill Korn has been named to the newly created position of president at Westinghouse Broadcasting Co., expanding his responsibilities to include both the company's TV and radio stations as well as…
Diane Varga, 48, a singer, dancer, actress and music producer, died Dec. 9 at North Hollywood Medical Center. Cause of death has not been determined.
ABC is expected to announce today the promotion of Ted Harbert to president of ABC Entertainment, filling a void left by Robert Iger's elevation to head the ABC TV Network Group, effective Jan. 1.
Daniel John Holm has joined NBC as manager of on-air promotion for drama programs.
Saban Entertainment has staffed up its fledgling syndication wing with the promotion of three sales veeps and laid out a slate of product, including a children's strip and two packages of animated…
Actor Franco Franchi, known for comic roles and parodies of famous movies, died Dec. 9 at age 70. Franchi, whose health had been worsening for some time, was taken to a Rome hospital Tuesday night…
Kellee Jones has joined 20th Century Fox as a senior publicist, replacing Paulette Dauber, who, as previously reported, was recently upped to director of national publicity.
Warner Bros. executive veepee of production Lisa Henson confirmed yesterday that she will ankle the studio on Dec. 31--destination unknown.
Michael Silverman, publisher of Daily Variety for the past three years, is leaving the publication effective Dec. 18. Silverman has declined an offer by Variety Inc. parent Reed Publishing (USA) to…
Video retail chain West Coast Video Enterprises, which recently emerged from Ch. 11 bankruptcy protection, has promoted Ken Graffeo to executive VP. He had been marketing veep.