Norm Gunzenhauser and Tom Seeley have resigned as exec producers on the NBC midseason series "Local Heroes," which stars David Keith and Bill Nunn.
Fresh from the completion of screenwriter Jeff Arch's "Sleepless in Seattle," Gary Foster Prods. has hired Josie Rosen as veepee of development and outlined a number of projects in development.
Fred Birnbaum, 70, television advertising director of Variety for 18 years, died Oct. 16 in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., of a heart attack.
Eileen Woodbury has been appointed promotion director for Pirate Radio KQLZ-FM. She joined the Westwood One-owned station in 1990 as a promo coordinator and was later upped to assistant promo…
Ann Daly has been promoted to the newly created post of president of Buena Vista Home Video, North America, putting her atop a unit that produces $ 1 billion a year in revenue for the Walt Disney Co…
AMC Entertainment vice president of marketing Jack Holland has left the company in a reorganization in which regional marketing exex Dick Westerling and Marc Merry were promoted to new corporate…
Arista Records yesterday appointed Jim Elliott VP of top 40 promotion.
Twentieth TV has signed the writer-producer team of Jamie Wooten and Marc Cherry to an exclusive two-year overall development deal, marking the first such deal inked under the new management team of…
Actress Shirley Booth, who won four Emmys as the maid Hazel in the 1960s TV comedy of the same name and Tony and Oscar awards for stage and screen versions of "Come Back, Little Sheba," has died.
Mary Anne Harrison has been promoted to senior vice president and associate general counsel at Fox Inc., a new title. Harrison’s former position was VP and assistant general counsel. She is also a…