Frederick S. Pierce, the American Film Institute's newly elected chairman has announced his senior executive team.
National Cable Television Assn. president James Mooney has been awarded a new multiyear contract extension by the NCTA board of directors.
William and Anmarie Cunningham, a boy, William Daniel, Oct. 21, Suffern, N.Y. Father is distribution manager for Variety and Broadcasting magazine; mother is non-pro.
Charles "Honi" Coles, the elegant tap dancer who "made butterflies clumsy," died Thursday at age 81. Coles, who danced with the bands of Cab Calloway, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Fats Waller…
Bret Sarnoff has been promoted to VP, controller, for the Carsey-Werner Co., responsible for financial reporting, treasury functions and production accounting. Sarnoff had been controller at the…
Nearly two weeks after Peter Chernin was named chairman of 20th Century Fox's film wing, Fox Broadcasting Co. staffers are still wondering who will replace him.
New Regency Prods. has promoted Adam R. Platnick to executive vice president.
Tom Talbert, set decorator for film and television, died from AIDS complications Oct. 8.
Scott McPherson, 33, actor and playwright who wrote the award-winning Off Broadway play "Marvin's Room," died Nov. 7 in Chicago of AIDS.
Leslie Pound, Paramount Motion Picture Group's senior VP of international marketing, is relocating to the studio's London offices, effective Dec. 1.