New Line Cinema's senior vice president of marketing, Christina Kounelias, has been named senior VP of publicity and public relations at Fox Broadcasting Co.
Spelling Entertainment Group Inc. named exec veepee Peter Bachmann president, formalizing Bachmann's role in the day-to-day management of the company. Spelling is 75% owned by Viacom Inc.
Leave it to Disney. While most Broadway opening-night parties fill Tavern on the Green or Sardi's with nervous producers and back-slappers, the Walt Disney Co. celebrated "King David" May 18 by…
Veteran character actor Howard Morton, who had recurring roles on numerous Norman Lear television series, has died following a stroke. He was 71. Morton died May 11 from complications at St. Joseph's…
Actress Catherine McLeod, the leading lady of several of Republic Pictures' better productions of the late 1940s, died May 11 of complications from pneumonia at Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical…
David Livingstone has been named senior VP of creative at Polygram Films. He'll oversee development of all creative elements regarding launch of the company's major pics in the U.S. Livingstone…
Dinosaurs ruled the world Monday night, or at least a significant chunk of ours. The operative word at the industry unveiling of "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" was more --- more screens, more people…
Bella Dimbort, mother of Danny Dimbort, president of the independent film production and distribution company Nu Image, died April 12 of natural causes in Tel Aviv. She was 83.
Leon Tokatyan, who wrote the pilot episode for the award-winning TV series ''Lou Grant,'' died May 13 in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 73.
The MGM Telecommunications Group, foreign TV sales arm of the studio, has tapped James Hurlock VP, sales planning and business development for the Asia Pacific region.