Joel Gallen, a producer and director of ultra-hip variety specials such as the MTV Movie and the VH1 Fashion awards shows, has signed with percentery United Talent Agency to pilot his transition into…
Sara Fischer has been picked up as VP of production for motion pictures at Showtime Networks. In the new slot, she’ll handle all aspects of production on feature films for Showtime and for foreign…
Jack Fiman, an entertainment industry executive, died Nov. 17 in Atlanta after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage. He was 49. A native of St. Louis, Fiman attended the U. of Missouri, and at age 23…
Linda Elstad, a Writers Guild of America member who was received the Humanitas Award for her 1982 teleplay "Divorce Wars," died Nov. 21 of undetermined causes in Los Angeles. She was 65.
Friends and colleagues of the late screenwriter Paul Jarrico, known chiefly for his battles against the Hollywood blacklist, will gather Dec. 7 in Beverly Hills to honor his memory.
Walt Disney Network Television has upped two of its casting directors to veepee.
Karen Flanzbaum and Stuart Cassell, Oct. 25, Atlanta, Ga. Bride’s VP of public relations, Turner Network Television; groom’s product manager at Cox Communications. * * * Siobhan M. Oldham and…
WCBS has tapped the former exec producer of "Today" and "NBC Nightly News" to again retool its lagging news operation.