Veteran television and radio comedy writer Laurence Marks, 77, died Jan. 1 in Los Angeles following a stroke. He had been in declining health recently.
Gary Gerberg, co-producer and director on Fox TV series "Code 3," died Dec. 29 at his Santa Monica home of a heart attack.
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…
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…
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 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.