Patrick J. Purcell, 45, has been named president and chief executive of News American Publishing, which will give him oversight over its magazines, TV Guide and Mirabella; its newspaper, the Boston…
Well-known Las Vegas radio and television personality Red McIlvaine died Monday at Nathan Adelson Hospice following a two-year battle with cancer. He was 64.
Michael Jackson has been the victim of widely published defamatory and false statements, according to a spokesman who also vowed the singer plans a more active role in combating rumors.
Sabrina Levitt has joined Showtime Networks Inc. as a senior publicist handling consumer public relations in the cabler's Los Angeles office. Levitt will handle press and public relations for…
Cineville Inc. has hired former New Line director of creative affairs Nancy Moss as VP of production and development and former Columbia TriStar Intl. director of operations Frank Evers as senior…
Paul Russell, chairman of Sony Music Entertainment U.K., has been upped to the new post of president, Europe Sony Music Entertainment.
Sir John Winnifrith, brother of actress Anna Lee, died Jan. 1 after a long illness at Appledore, Kent, England.
David B. Wallerstein, 87, retired president of movie theater chain Balaban & Katz (subsequently named ABC/Plitt Theaters) and innovator in the entertainment industry, died Jan. 4 at his home in…
Frank M. Capacchione, 81, film editor, died Dec. 23 in L.A. of heart and respiratory disease.
Gerald Lincoln Dolin, a composer, arranger, conductor and pianist, died Dec. 31 of respiratory complications. He was 79.