In the first step toward a restructuring of Universal TV's comedy development department, the studio known for its distinctive dramas has tapped Disney TV veteran David Kissinger to lead the effort…
Juliet Bashore and Chris Walker, June 13, Maui, Hawaii. Bride’s an independent filmmaker; groom’s the topper of Modern Cartoons/Mr. Film. * * * Lori Jean Froeling and Theodore Edward Braun III, July…
Disney Interactive has sifted through the sizable Disney domain and elevated two executives, Jan Smith and Steve Finney, as senior veepee, worldwide operations, and VP-CFO, respectively.
Elaine May has left Creative Artists Agency and signed with the William Morris Agency. May had previously been a client of former CAA agent Jay Moloney.
Canadian film director Jean-Claude Lauzon died Sunday Aug. 10 in a plane crash in northern Quebec, along with his girlfriend, popular Quebec TV thesp Marie-Soleil Tougas. He was 43.
Claire Citron, sister of Emmy-winning director Arthur Allan Seidelman, died Wednesday Aug. 6 at her home in Los Angeles following a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 67.
Linda Stirling Nibley, an actress during the 1940s who later served as an educator for 27 years, died July 20 of cancer at her home in Studio City. She was 75.
ABC has promoted Joseph J. Kreder to VP of national TV sales. In his new post, Kreder will oversee East Coast national advertising sales efforts for ABC's 10 O&Os.
Mark Halacy has been named VP, human resources development, and Jeremy Eskenazi has been named director, work force planning and strategic staffing, for Universal Pictures.
NBC has tapped Turner Broadcasting System veteran Daniel B. Lovinger for the newly created position of vice president, international sales.
Elizabeth and Jermaine Strawther, a boy, Shavaun Michael, Jan. 10, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Mother works for Cine-Com; father’s a boom operator. * * * Amy Lynne Pucker and Brett Barnes, a girl…