Sir Michael Checkland will step down as director-general of the British Broadcasting Corp. this Christmas, two months earlierthan planned, it was announced Tuesday. Deputy director-general John Birt…
Cynthia Wilson and Spencer Gould, Oct. 10, BevHills. Bride is exec assistant to Meyer Gottlieb, prexy of the Samuel Goldwyn Co.
Tom Jacobson was named yesterday to succeed 20th Century Fox worldwide production prexy Roger Birnbaum, who is leaving to join his former boss Joe Roth as a producing partner in the latter's new…
Steve Lewis has been promoted to senior producer for ABC's "Good Morning America" and "Good Morning America/Sunday," where he has been a line producer since 1988.
Raoul Andre, a French filmmaker who directed nearly two dozen comedies and police thrillers in the 1950s and '60s, died Nov. 3 after a long illness.
Jerome Andrews, 84, an American pioneer of modern dance whose partners included Martha Graham, died Oct. 26 in Paris.
Chuck Connors, who gained fame as the tough, gun-toting single father on the long-running television series "The Rifleman," died yesterday in Los Angeles of lung cancer. He was 71.
Capital Cities/ABC has appointed Jon Peisinger president of newly created Capital Cities/ABC Video Publishing. The Stamford, Conn.-based division will produce, acquire and market special-interest and…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has beefed up its affiliate promotion department, promoting Dan Kendall and Mark Stroman to director-level slots in that area and bringing aboard Laura Lionetti Barton and Jane…
Robin McMillan has been upped to VP of public relations at Showtime Networks Inc., a new post, based in Universal City.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%