KOFIC had been without a full time leader for nearly nine months.
Top executive has connections with Disney, Warner, RatPac and DreamWorks Animation. May now spend more time managing PE fund.
Bess Myerson, who parlayed her stint as the first post-war Miss America into a significant role in New York cultural and political affairs, including as a TV personality, died in Santa Monica, Calif…
Viacom International Media Networks Asia has appointed Susumu Imata as senior VP and General Manager of Viacom Networks Japan.
Award-winning journalist Jim Rainey, who spent most of the last 30 years working as a reporter, editor, columnist and blogger for the Los Angeles Times, has joined Variety as a Senior Film Reporter…
Irwin Steinberg, a music industry veteran who served as chairman-CEO of Polygram Records, died on December 29 at his home in Brattleboro, Vermont. He was 94. Steinberg co-founded Mercury Records in…
Stuart Scott, one of ESPN’s best-known “SportsCenter” anchors, died Sunday at a hospital in the Hartford, Conn., area after a seven-year battle with cancer. He was 49. Scott, who joined the sports…
Donna Douglas, who played the ditsy Elly May Clampett on “The Beverly Hillbillies,” died Friday at her home in Zachary, La., according to a report by CBS affiliate WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge, La. She was…
Edward Herrmann, the actor who gained fame playing a young FDR on TV but was known more recently as the patriarch of “Gilmore Girls,” died Dec. 31 in New York. He was 71. Herrmann, who co-starred…
Christine Cavanaugh, best known for her prolific vocal work — including memorable roles as the titular character in “Babe” and lovable scaredy-cat Chuckie Finster on Nickelodeon’s “Rugrats” — died on…