Ruth Vernon, 72, assistant to Ben Piazza in casting at RKO Pictures during the 1940s, died Oct. 6 in Sherman Oaks of heart failure.
Jeanne Wolf is joining Special Report TV as entertainment editor. Special Report is a one-hour biweekly TV seriesproduced by Whittle Communications.
Nostalgia Network named chief financial officer Charles Bush president and chief operating officer, a title previously held bychairman Michael Marcovsky.
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$5.6M Cumulative:$24.3M Sony / Screen Gems -42.28%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 22Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$15.9M Warner Brothers -44.30%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$306.0M Disney -46.66%
Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra, Phil Donahue and Oprah Winfrey will be among the warriors on the front lines of the November sweeps battle, as the networks announced air dates for various movies…
Jeff and Ellen Nagler, a girl, Michelle Erin, Aug. 29, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Ben Cooper, 71, whose TV Fanfare Publications publishes the free TV Logs and TV Movie News guides distributed at supermarkets nationwide, died Sept. 6 of a heart ailment in an Encino hospital.
Mann Theaters head film buyer Paul Rosenfeld and Triumph Releasing's VP domestic sales anddistribution Linda Ditrinco have ankled for newly created top posts at the fledgling Gramercy Pictures. The…
Stephen F. Temmer, 64, a retired recording and broadcasting equipment exec and noted audio technician, died Oct. 8 in N.Y. of complications from AIDS.
Playwright William Douglas-Home, who was court-martialed in World War II for refusing to bombard the French port of Le Havre, has died, his niece said. He was 80.
John Jacobs just doubled his duties at Warner Bros. after being promoted to senior vice president of worldwide media for the studio.