Jackson Weaver, 72, a Washington, D.C., broadcaster who co-anchored WMAL-AM's morning drive-time slot for 32 years, died Oct. 20 of heart and kidney failure at Holy Cross Hospital there.
The National Film Board of Canada has appointed Germaine Wong as its Paris representative. Leaving a position as English program branch national marketing manager, she replaces Pierre Ducharme, who…
Former Beckner-Gorman Prods. production veepee David Phillips has joined the motion picture literary department of the Metropolitan Talent Agency.
Tom and Mary Kay Arnholt, a girl, Jessica Jean, Aug. 20, St. John's Hospital. Father is VP, homevideo marketing and advertising, at B.D. Fox & Friends; mother is non-pro.
William F. Chafin, 35, a record producer and founder of the gay mag QW, died Oct. 16 at his home in N.Y. of AIDS-related lymphoma.
Gloria Buckles, an executive secretary in the motion picture industry for many years, died Sept. 20 of cancer at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital.
John F. Anderson has been upped to VP of real estate for Fox Studios Operations, a unit of Fox Inc.
Singer-songwriter Roger Miller, whose tune "King of the Road" was a 1965 hit with both country and pop music fans, died of cancer Sunday at age 56. Miller died at Century City Hospital after battling…
Michael O. Johnson was upped to the new position of president Buena Vista Home Video Intl., from senior veep of BVHVI. He will now report directly to Bill Mechanic, president of international…
Laurie Pozmantier has been named vice president of program development and international co-production for Turner Network Television, a new post. She will guide TNT's emerging presence as a partner…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%