Larry Jacobson, VP of Fox TV and executive VP and chief financial officer of the Fox Broadcasting Co., may, in the next few weeks, be promoted to president of the Fox Network, sources say.
Former NBC exec and TV producer Brian Pike is joining Creative Artists Agency as an agent in the television department, where he'll focus on telefilms and miniseries.
Jeep Swenson, a character actor who most recently appeared in Warner Bros.' "Batman & Robin," died Aug. 18 of heart failure at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 40.
Yuri Nikulin, one of Russia's most popular actors with major roles in many leading Soviet comedies and melodramas of the 1960s and '70s, died in Moscow Aug. 21. He was 76.
Gary Lee Rapp, a video producer for Power Films, died Aug. 9 of cancer in Marina del Rey. He was 43. He is survived by two sisters.
Peter Daniel Bergmann, nephew of Ted Bergmann, who served as executive in charge of production for the TV program "Three's Company," died June 30 in Florida as a result of injuries sustained in a…
Lynn Root, a former stage actor who later wrote the black-cast Broadway musical "Cabin in the Sky," died July 21 of natural causes in Los Angeles. He was 92.
Ken Dodge, who served as general manager and vice president of Omega/Cinema Props, died July 17 of cancer at his home in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 66.
Italian actress Antonietta Beluzzi, who, despite making only three films, left an indelible impression on international audiences and remains one of the most enduring emblems of director Federico…
Writer-producer William M. Cowley III, who wrote for such popular TV shows as "Dennis the Menace" and "The Bob Cummings Show," died of an aneurysm Aug. 2 at Cedars-Sinai Hospital. He was 78.
Univision Communications Inc. has promoted network spot sales prexy Tom McGarrity and KMEX general sales manager Dennis McCauley to co-presidents of network sales, the company announced Monday.