News Corp. veteran David Evans is leaving the Fox fold to become president and chief operating officer of the international arm of cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. as of Sept. 1.
William A. Jones has been upped to senior exec VP at Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer Inc., it was announced Monday by chairman and CEO Frank Mancuso.
Maurice (Muzzy) Marcellino, a former band singer in the 1930s who later provided music for Art Linkletter's radio and TV shows, died June 11 at his home in Sherman Oaks following a lengthy illness.
Nine new Japanese pics will unspool at this year's Montreal World Film Festival, which runs Aug. 22-Sept. 2.
Saul Shapiro has been named VP of broadcast technology at ABC.
Columbia TriStar TV has hired two new executives in business affairs. Amy S. Gittelsohn has been named vice president and Charles Smolsky executive director.
Joseph A. Cohen, who claimed the record for longest uninterrupted service as a reporter with Variety --- 44 years --- died July 6 in New York of heart failure. He was 86.
Film editor William P. Dornisch, who worked at Universal Studios for a number of years and later formed his own post-production company, died April 11 of heart failure in Marina del Rey. He was 60.