Imagine Entertainment has upped Jim Whitaker to vice president of production at the Ron Howard and Brian Grazer-run production company.
Jay Sims, a longtime radio announcer and television reporter whose voice was heard on "Your Hit Parade" and other radio shows of that era, died Aug. 8 of emphysema in an Escondido nursing center. He…
Mann Theatres has named Sig Raulinaitis director of construction, overseeing the Encino-based circuit's aggressive theater-building program.
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$28.9M Sony / Screen Gems -35.29%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$586,451 Cumulative:$307.9M Disney -24.71%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$506,166 Cumulative:$17.6M Warner Brothers -28.02%
Warner Bros. TV has handed responsibility for drama development to Steve Pearlman, the studio's chief of current programs, who will now oversee both departments.
Paramount TV veteran Steve Madoff has been promoted to executive vice president of business and legal affairs for the studio's worldwide pay TV and video division.
Universal Pictures has hired former E! Entertainment Television exec Patricia M. Robinson for the new position of vice president of human resources.
Jose Maria Mas, a 43-year-old lawyer who formerly was the secretary general of Spanish telco Telefonica, has been named president of Antena 3 TV, the highest-rated commercial station in Spain.
Former CBS comedy vice president David Himelfarb has been named senior VP of network TV at Walt Disney TV, overseeing development and production of comedies and dramas at the studio.
Sony Signatures' pic and TV division has named Gregory Copploe director of marketing services and special events. He'll primarily handle the company's activities in the trade show arena. * * *…
Michelle and Scott Lautanen, a girl, Emma, July 7, Los Angeles. Mother is vice president of TV business affairs for 20th Century Fox Film Corporation; father's a director. * * * Diane Alancraig and…