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.
Larry and Penny Hoff, a boy, Brian Gunnar, Sept. 25, New York. Father is a correspondent for WNYW-TV's "Good Day New York." Mother is non-pro.
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.
Richard Carlson, the former chief of Voice of America who now runs the Corp. for Public Broadcasting, has tapped his former VOA deputy to serve a top administrative post.
Bob Merlis was promoted yesterday to senior VP/director of media relations for Warner Bros. Records. Announcement was made by company chairman Mo Ostin.