ESPN has hired Harold Anderson, programming chief of pay TV operator Sky Entertainment in New Zealand, to set up its Asian service.
Chris and Diane Rei, a girl, Lindsay Katherine, June 20, Tarzana Regional Medical Center. Father's manager of budgeting/forecasting for TriStar Pictures (Sony Pictures Ent.); mother is non-pro. * * *…
David Liddiment, program director of Granada TV, has become the latest big name from the commercial TV sector to be poached by the BBC.
CapCities/ABC has embarked on a major corporate restructuringthat establishes four separate divisions within the company while positioning ABC TV Network Group prez Robert A. Iger as the clear…
Antonio J. Romero has been named chief executive of NewLeaf Entertainment, the joint venture between Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. and IBM Corp. Romero, a 16-year veteran of IBM, most recently as…
Silicon Valley came to Hollywood Friday, as Intl. Creative Management hosted a morninglong presentation that brought together seven of the top multimedia designers with moviemaking talent.
Francis Bouygues, self-made construction millionaire, former TF1 president and founder of major French film studio CIBY 2000, died of a heart attack Saturday in St. Malo.
With Frank Mancuso in, chairman Alan Ladd Jr. and possibly his team heading for the exit, and a massive $ 400 million line of credit from Credit Lyonnais in the offing, MGM/UA seems poised to rise…
Paul Sharits, 50, filmmaker and installation artist known for his experimental approach to cinema, died July 15 in Buffalo of natural causes. Born in Denver in 1943, Sharits began experimenting with…
A memorial service for Carlton E. Morse, creator of the long-running radio series “One Man's Family” and “I Love A Mystery,” who died May 24, will be at 1: 30 p.m. Sunday at Founders Church Holmes…