Fred Birnbaum, 70, television advertising director of Variety for 18 years, died Oct. 16 in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., of a heart attack.
Twentieth TV has signed the writer-producer team of Jamie Wooten and Marc Cherry to an exclusive two-year overall development deal, marking the first such deal inked under the new management team of…
As struggling indie Carolco continues to bob in the water, two key employees have jumped ship. Senior TV division veep Rae Sanchini and veep of business affairs Jay Itzkowitz are leaving the Sunset…
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Dolphin Tale 2
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Mary Anne Harrison has been promoted to senior vice president and associate general counsel at Fox Inc., a new title. Harrison's former position was VP and assistant general counsel. She is also a…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has named Yair Landau vice president of business planning for its Motion Picture Group, bumping him up a notch from his post as director of financial planning and analysis.
Doug and Jenifer Binzak, a boy, Harrison Douglas, June 13, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Father is VP scheduling and planning for Fox Broadcasting Co.; mother is non-pro.
Bob Catania, former vice president of promotion at Charisma Records, has been named vice president of pop promotion at Elektra.
Film industry vet Stuart R. Salter has been appointed VP of distribution, Europe, for Buena Vista Intl. In his new post, he will be responsible for sales and distribution of all Disney, Touchstone…
Carol Story and Beryl Kreisel, each producers at "CBS This Morning," have been promoted to key positions within the program.
Actress Shirley Booth, who won four Emmys as the maid Hazel in the 1960s TV comedy of the same name and Tony and Oscar awards for stage and screen versions of "Come Back, Little Sheba," has died.