Disney-owned indie KCAL-TV confirmed yesterday that it has hired Michael Binkow as the station's new VP of programming and development.
Director Julianne Boyd was elected president of the Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers at the group's annual meeting Monday. Boyd, the first woman to head the society, succeeds Gene Saks.
Fox-owned KTTV yesterday named Tom Capra, former executive producer of NBC's "Today" show and KNBC-TV news director, as the station's new general manager. The announcement follows KTTV's lengthy…
Bob Merlis was promoted yesterday to senior VP/director of media relations for Warner Bros. Records. Announcement was made by company chairman Mo Ostin.
Dennis Keith Sullivan, who served as broadcast counsel for CBS Inc. for the last 16 years, died of complications from AIDS on Oct. 20 in Falls Church, Va. He was 50.
Less than a week after Brandon Tartikoff abruptly resigned his post as Paramount Pictures chairman, industry watchers are trying to figure out who will end up as his replacement.
Elektra Records said yesterday that Ruben Rodriguez has resigned as head of the label's urban music department in order to concentrate on his duties as president of his Elektra-distributed imprint…
The 37th Valladolid Intl. Film Festival, which ended Oct. 31, proved once again to be one of the best organized and most interesting of the non-FIAPF European fests.
The funeral for Hollywood pioneer Hal Roach, who created "Our Gang" and teamed Stan Laurel with Oliver Hardy, will be open to the public, a spokesman said.
Cheryl J. Kagan has been promoted to executive VP, entertainment, at Rogers & Cowan. In her new post, Kagan, who most recently was senior VP, entertainment, will continue to direct the operational…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%