Bear Stearns hired Clifford Friedman, a senior VP at Universal Studios, to set up a new media and communications venture capital effort, the firm said Wednesday.
Wendy Saltzburg has joined To Be Designed, as creative advertising VP. Charged with generating new business and overseeing the day-to-day ops of the creative wing, Saltzburg joins the company from…
Comedy Central has promoted John Cucci to senior VP and chief financial officer. Cucci will oversee strategic planning and financial matters for the network, a 50-50 joint venture of Viacom and Time…
Paramount TV veteran Steve Madoff has been promoted to executive vice president of business and legal affairs for the studio's worldwide pay TV and video division.
Mann Theatres has named Sig Raulinaitis director of construction, overseeing the Encino-based circuit's aggressive theater-building program.
Imagine Entertainment has upped Jim Whitaker to vice president of production at the Ron Howard and Brian Grazer-run production company.
Universal Pictures has hired former E! Entertainment Television exec Patricia M. Robinson for the new position of vice president of human resources.
Jay Sims, a longtime radio announcer and television reporter whose voice was heard on "Your Hit Parade" and other radio shows of that era, died Aug. 8 of emphysema in an Escondido nursing center. He…
Jose Maria Mas, a 43-year-old lawyer who formerly was the secretary general of Spanish telco Telefonica, has been named president of Antena 3 TV, the highest-rated commercial station in Spain.
Former CBS comedy vice president David Himelfarb has been named senior VP of network TV at Walt Disney TV, overseeing development and production of comedies and dramas at the studio.
Michelle and Scott Lautanen, a girl, Emma, July 7, Los Angeles. Mother is vice president of TV business affairs for 20th Century Fox Film Corporation; father’s a director. * * * Diane Alancraig and…