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.
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…
InterStar releasing announced that company president Tony Ludwig will leave the business this month to join the producers' ranks. Company executive veepee Sam Cue will take over Ludwig's…
Sal Ladestro has been promoted to director of creative advertising for Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl., bumping him up from his manager's role.
Columbia Pictures confirmed yesterday that Michael Nathanson has received a three-year contract extension as president of worldwide production, adding stability to Colpix's senior-level management…
Kate Freedman and Jerry Davis, Oct. 11, Fine Plains, N.Y. Bride's non-pro; groom's senior creative exec with the Feature Animation division of Walt Disney Pictures.
Pubbery Bender Goldman & Helper has upped three employees in its home entertainment division. Shawna Lynch was promoted to director of the division from manager.
Jonathan Klein has been named president of Group W Television, replacing Bill Korn who was recently named president of the Westinghouse Broadcasting Co.
Stella Adler, one of the theater's great actresses and teachers who coached such people as Marlon Brando and Shelley Winters, died in her sleep early yesterday at her Los Angeles home. She was 91…
Jonathan Guttenberg has been appointed director for business development and operations at Viacom New Media, a division of Viacom International Inc. Kenneth Miller has been named technical director…