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.
Dennis Keith Sullivan, who served as broadcast counsel for CBS Inc. for the last 16 years, died of complications from AIDS on Oct. 20 in Falls Church, Va. He was 50.
Less than a week after Brandon Tartikoff abruptly resigned his post as Paramount Pictures chairman, industry watchers are trying to figure out who will end up as his replacement.
Elektra Records said yesterday that Ruben Rodriguez has resigned as head of the label's urban music department in order to concentrate on his duties as president of his Elektra-distributed imprint…
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.
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…
Lifetime Television has promoted one and appointed another to senior VP positions within the company. Meredith Wagner has been named senior VP, public affairs, Hearst/ABC-Viacom Entertainment…
Hollywood played its version of musical chairs again yesterday, as Fox Entertainment Group president Peter Chernin was appointed chairman of 20th Century Fox, replacing Joe Roth, who will ankle the…
Fox Broadcasting Co. will reportedly shop around a bit before naming a successor to Fox Entertainment Group president Peter Chernin, with second-in-command Sandy Grushow said to top the short list of…