Denis Donovan and Richard Bluth have joined forces in Bluth Donovan Prods. Burbank-based company plans to produce and distribute reality-based programming for worldwide television markets.
Hal Roach, the one-time mule skinner and gold prospector who later mined the careers of such comedic greats as Harold Lloyd, Laurel & Hardy, Will Rogers and the "Our Gang" kids, died yesterday, two…
Eldred (Mike) McGreal, a retired executive of Warner Bros. Studios and founder-president of Producers' Service (manufacturers of optical printers for special effects), died of Parkinson's Disease on…
MCA Home Video president Robert Blattner, 40, was among three people killed in the crash of a private plane in Colorado Saturday. Also killed were unit publicist Dale Berliner, 32, and the pilot…
David Fowler is ankling his position as senior VP and creative director, advertising, at Fox Broadcasting Co. to become chief creative officer for Dallas-based ad agency Tracy-Locke.
David Gerber has officially left the disbanded MGM Worldwide Television Group and established his own independent operation, The Gerber Co., taking with him all of the studio's current prime time…
Stephanie Sperber has been named manager of publicity for Turner Broadcasting System, a new post. Sperber was formerly an account supervisor with Rogers & Cowan.
Walt Disney Co. senior veepee for corporate communications Erwin D. Okun, 58, died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer of the esophagus.
Jasmine Madatian has been promoted to 20th Century Fox's VP of national publicity.
Joan Maloney Rio, professional dancer, died Wednesday of cancer in her Tarzana home. She was 57. Her professional credits include such musicals as "Singin' in the Rain, ""Torch Song,""Stars and…