Hank Cohen has been promoted to senior VP, television development, at MGM TV, which will focus on firstrun syndication and other non-network distribution in the wake of a decision last spring to bail…
The chief exec of London's Granada Television Intl. is exiting to form a new company in partnership with L.A.-based showbiz PR firm the Lippin Group.
David P. Lewis, a television pioneer who began his career in advertising in New York City, died Oct. 25 after a short illness.
Sean Rowley, 23, keyboardist/vocalist for Zoo/SRC recording group Cause and Effect, died Nov. 8 in Minneapolis of cardiac arrest induced by an asthma attack.
Winifred White has been named to the newly created position of VP, movies and miniseries at NBC Prods., overseeing longform production and development at the in-house unit, reporting to exec VP of…
Bill Hudnut, a performer, producer, casting director and teacher, died Oct. 24 at his Los Angeles home of complications due to AIDS.
As expected (Daily Variety, Oct. 21), former Carolco VP business affairs Jay Itzkowitz has been named VP, legal affairs, for Fox Inc., Fox exec veep George Vradenburg announced yesterday.
Actor David Oliver died Nov. 12 at his Los Angeles home of complications resulting from AIDS. He was 30. A star of the Emmy Award-winning series "A Year in the Life," Oliver also appeared for two…
The Motion Picture Export Assn. of America announced yesterday the promotions of Jean-Jacques Ferrier to VP of the MPEAA and Jane Albrecht to VP for European homevideo and pay television.
Jaime Wolffe, Steve Gordon, a girl, Carlye Jade, Sept. 20, St. John's. Mother's a literary agent; father's senior VP, creative affairs, Viacom.