Aaron W. Levy was appointed vice chairman and chief operating officer of Elektra Entertainment yesterday, continuing the recent shakeup in the company's management operations.
Joseph Ruddick, 74, longtime theater manager and district supervisor for theater circuits headquartered in Kansas City, died in K.C. at home Nov. 7.
Bette Midler and Bonnie Bruckheimer's All Girl Prods. has added two creative affairs veeps to its staff, with plans to expand its development activities.
Derk Zimmerman, president and CEO of Group W Prods., and John Claster, president of Claster Television Inc., have been named associate members of the board of the Assn. of Independent Television…
MCA Music Entertainment Group yesterday tapped former Ogden Entertainment exec Fred Ordower for the new position of executive VP, live entertainment, consolidating the activities of MCA Concerts…
James D. Boaz has resigned as president of the Paramount Stations Group, effective Dec. 12, citing a long-held desire to take a prolonged sabbatical.
Hank Cohen has been promoted to senior VP, television development, at MGM TV, which will focus on firstrun syndication and other non-network distribution in the wake of a decision last spring to bail…
Deborah Moore and Jake Crawford, a boy, Dalton James, Aug. 30, South Bay Hospital, Redondo Beach. Mother is senior vice president of production for New Line Cinema. Father is a stunt coordinator…
MGM has promoted Monique Stephansen to vice president of international marketing.
Polygram Group Distribution has restructured its special markets division, naming Robert Bell senior VP and Howard Smiley VP.