TV executive Robert M. Newgard died Feb. 17 of a heart attack in Palm Springs. He was 68 . A Notre Dame U. graduate, Newgard began his career with Mirisch Bros.
Memorial for actor-composer-arranger Buddy Pepper, who died Feb. 7 (Daily Variety, Feb. 18), is scheduled for Sunday at the Canon Theatre in Beverly Hills.
Michael Jackson will continue his recent media onslaught when he joins Arrested Development, Peabo Bryson and Celine Dion, Tony Bennett and Natalie Cole, En Vogue and Eric Clapton as performers on…
Michael Morrison, an actor on the CBS-TV soap opera "As the World Turns," was found dead yesterday in a friend's Manhattan apartment. Cause of death was not immediately known.
Kenneth Coyte was named chairman and retains his CEO position at Worldwide Television News, a broadcast services company that is 80%-owned by CapCities/ABC. As chairman he succeeds Richard Wald, who…
Ada Goldberg and Bruce Brown, Jan. 24, Hillcrest Country Club. Bride's VP of business and legal affairs for ABC Prods. Groom is VP in the television department at the William Morris Agency.
The King of Pop is going global, seeking new ratings conquests. King World International announced yesterday it has licensed the ABC Network spec, "Michael Jackson Talks ... To Oprah -- 90 Prime Time…
Bill and Lysa Harris, a girl, Amy Rose, Dec. 17, Northridge Medical Center. Father is manager, HBO finance, West Coast. Mother is non-pro.
George Wallington, a jazz pianist and composer who headed his own trio and played with such greats as Dizzy Gillespie, died Feb. 15 at 69.
Gerson Marks, entertainment attorney, died Feb. 5 of heart failure in Granada Hills. He was 82. Marks graduated from De Paul University Law School and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1936.