Julie and Kevin Abbott, a boy, Jacob Alexander, April 4, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena. Mother's non-pro; father's a writer-producer. * * * Kathryn and Arnold Rudnick, a girl, Lauren Margo…
Simon Kenny has been tapped senior VP and managing director at Walt Disney Television Intl. (Latin America) and will oversee the regional office located in Miami.
Virginia Mary Nilsson, an employee of the Screen Actors Guild for nearly 35 years, died May 20 following a short battle with cancer. She was 74.
Fox Kids Network has named Nancy McIsaac Redford to the new post of associate VP-programming and public affairs.
More than 1,500 people turned out to board 20th Century Fox's "Speed 2: Cruise Control," the sea-faring follow-up to the 1995 surprise hit, Monday night at the Cineplex Odeon Century Plaza.
Susan Austin has been upped to senior VP of research and strategic planning at Carsey-Werner Distribution, reporting to president Joe Zaleski.
Matt Farber has been upped to senior VP, program enterprises, at MTV and named G.M. at the Viacom music video spinoff channel M2.
Anna Scarpova Youskevitch, a former soloist with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo who also became a respected teacher, died from pancreatic cancer May 15 in West Hartford, Conn. She was 85.
Stephen Weinheimer has been named to the new position of senior vice president of promotion production for Fox Broadcasting Co., reporting to George Greenberg, executive vice president of marketing.
CBS has named a new general manager of its Boston O&O station in the first exec shift under new CBS Stations prexy Mel Karmazin.