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.
Dick Lucas, a longtime Disney animator who worked at the studio for 40 years, died of natural causes Aug. 27 at his home in Los Osos. He was 77.
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…
The champagne was flowing Sunday night at "Entertainment Tonight's" post-Emmy bash at Twin Palms restaurant in Pasadena.
Robert Phillis, deputy director general of the BBC and head of its commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, is leaving the pubcaster to become chief exec of the Guardian Media Group, owner of the Brit…