Viacom Entertainment has named Michael Klinghoffer to the new post of senior VP of TV programming and production in New York, where he will head a stepped-up in-house production unit.
Disney-owned indie KCAL-TV confirmed yesterday that it has hired Michael Binkow as the station's new VP of programming and development.
Morgan Creek Prods. has named Paul Schwake controller of both the film production and international operations.
The funeral for Hollywood pioneer Hal Roach, who created "Our Gang" and teamed Stan Laurel with Oliver Hardy, will be open to the public, a spokesman said.
Dennis Keith Sullivan, who served as broadcast counsel for CBS Inc. for the last 16 years, died of complications from AIDS on Oct. 20 in Falls Church, Va. He was 50.
Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope has promoted Elisabeth Seldes to VP of development and extended her contract for two years.
Elektra Records said yesterday that Ruben Rodriguez has resigned as head of the label's urban music department in order to concentrate on his duties as president of his Elektra-distributed imprint…
Bob Merlis was promoted yesterday to senior VP/director of media relations for Warner Bros. Records. Announcement was made by company chairman Mo Ostin.
Cheryl J. Kagan has been promoted to executive VP, entertainment, at Rogers & Cowan. In her new post, Kagan, who most recently was senior VP, entertainment, will continue to direct the operational…
Less than a week after Brandon Tartikoff abruptly resigned his post as Paramount Pictures chairman, industry watchers are trying to figure out who will end up as his replacement.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%