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.
Universal Studios has appointed computer-industry vet Alice H. Lusk to the newly created position of exec vice president and chief technology officer, the studio announced Friday.
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Adding another block to the foundation of its nascent TV division, Polygram TV has tapped Saban Entertainment veteran Mark Lieber to spearhead the company's push into the worldwide kidvid arena.
Virgin Interactive Entertainment prexy Martin Alper, one of computer gaming and entertainment's most visible CEOs, is being named chairman of the firm, sources said Friday. As a result, he may have…
TCI Satellite Entertainment (TSAT) will make its senior VP of marketing and sales Chris Sophinos acting president until the company becomes absorbed into Primestar, the direct broadcast satellite…
Reed Manville has been tapped senior vice president, international channels, at Paramount Television Group and will oversee the studio's expanding foreign pay TV channel investments.
German station RTL2 announced Monday that Josef Andorfer, 40, will replace Rudolf-Markus Reischl as managing director Aug. 1. Andorfer currently is programming manage