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…
Joel Stillerman has been promoted to VP production at MTV, where he will lead the MTV production staff in the studio and special programs area.
Todd P. Leavitt has been promoted to exec VP of planning and operations at NBC Prods. He will continue to run daily operations of the in-house production division while assuming expanded…
Tony Jonas has been promoted to exec VP of creative affairs at Lorimar TV, a new post, with continuing responsibility for drama, comedy and reality series development.
Keith Keeler Walsh, 40, composer-synthesist who recorded under the name Keeler, died Sept. 25 at Jersey City Medical Center of a massive cerebral hemorrhage related to HIV infection.
Orion senior VP corporate and public affairs Paul Wagner has declined the company's offer to move west. He plans to open a pubbery, Wagner Associates, in Greenwich, Conn., in January.
Motion Picture trade journalist Richard Gertner died of heart failure Sept. 14 at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan. He was 66.
Ron Bair, a former mayor and longtime local television personality, died Nov. 6 of cancer in San Diego.
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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%