Director Julianne Boyd was elected president of the Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers at the group's annual meeting Monday. Boyd, the first woman to head the society, succeeds Gene Saks.
Fox-owned KTTV yesterday named Tom Capra, former executive producer of NBC's "Today" show and KNBC-TV news director, as the station's new general manager. The announcement follows KTTV's lengthy…
Veteran ABC News correspondent Tom Schell has been named director of communications for the Motion Picture Export Assn. of America's worldwide anti-piracy operations.
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.
Gramercy Pictures has named former Carolco exec Martin Y. Mayeda as vice president of finance and administration. Mayeda, who had been Carolco's VP of finance, will now oversee all finance and…
Following New Line Television's takeover of management services for RHI Television Sales (Daily Variety, Oct. 21), the newly restructured syndie wing has been staffed with several industry vets.
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.
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…
Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope has promoted Elisabeth Seldes to VP of development and extended her contract for two years.
In a major overhaul, pubcaster KCET has put all of its programming and production units under the direction of senior programming veepee and station manager Stephen Kulczycki.