Fourteen-year Paramount veteran Tom Mazza has been promoted to the newly created position of executive VP of creative affairs for Paramount Network TV.
As is their wont, Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich --- the team behind "Stargate," "Independence Day" and the forthcoming "Godzilla" --- are taking a traditional concept, marrying a TV show and an…
Roy Lott, an 18-year veteran of Arista Records, has been offered the newly created No. 2 spot at EMI Recorded Music, where he is expected to assist Ken Berry in taking care of the day-to-day duties…
Following the departure of Walt Disney TV and Walt Disney TV Animation prexy Dean Valentine, Disney moved quickly Tuesday to reassign his former duties to David A. Neuman and Charles Hirschhorn, who…
Rudolf Bing, a controversial and strong-willed general manager of the Metropolitan Opera House in New York for 22 years, died Sept. 2 of respiratory failure at St. Joseph's Hospital in Yonkers, N.Y…
Jack Spina, longtime personal manager and friend of performer Pat Boone, died Monday at Eisenhower Medical Center in Palm Springs. He was 85.
Seagram Co. Ltd. appointed a former Pepsico exec in India, Ramesh Vangal, to oversee its Asia-Pacific businesses, with operating responsibility for the spirits and wine business as well as a…
Polygram Music Group has upped Danny Goldberg to the new post of chairman of Mercury Group, where he will have oversight for a contingent of record labels including Mercury, Motown, Verve, London…
Benson H. (Ben) Begun, a longtime business affairs and legal executive in the entertainment industry, died Sept. 8 in New York City from complications due to leukemia. He was 64.
Hugh Grant and Elizabeth Hurley's Simian Films has tapped Lisa Reeve senior VP of production. She will start Sept. 29.