Polygram Group Distribution has restructured its special markets division, naming Robert Bell senior VP and Howard Smiley VP.
CBS News general assignment reporter Regina Blakely has been named the CBS Newsnet correspondent in Washington, D.C. Blakely will be based in the network's D.C. offices and report on various topics.
Kerry McCluggage has been promoted to chairman of the Paramount TV Group, giving him a title commensurate with that of motion picture group chairman Sherry Lansing under the recently revised…
Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Pierce Brothers, Westlake Village, for Edward L. Sandlin, a longtime film and television sound editor who died Nov. 13 of cancer at the Motion Picture Home.
Sony Pictures Entertainment named Jim and Barrie Loeks co-chairs of its 885 -screen Loews Theatres yesterday, giving the husband-and-wife team the reins of the oldest exhibition company in the United…
Ray Singer, 76, radio and TV comedy writer, died Monday of cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. A native of New York City, Singer sold freelance material to nightclub comics before landing his…
The chief exec of London's Granada Television Intl. is exiting to form a new company in partnership with L.A.-based showbiz PR firm the Lippin Group.
Cyril (Cy) Thompson, a 30-year veteran of Pacific Theaters, died Oct. 28 in Los Angeles.
Aaron W. Levy was appointed vice chairman and chief operating officer of Elektra Entertainment yesterday, continuing the recent shakeup in the company's management operations.
Joseph Ruddick, 74, longtime theater manager and district supervisor for theater circuits headquartered in Kansas City, died in K.C. at home Nov. 7.