Robert Toombs, 62, a veteran NBC News producer whose assignments spanned the globe from southeast Asia to the United Nations, died July 23 in New York of a heart attack.
Former NBC business affairs VP Leslie Maskin has joined United Talent Agency as an agent in the TV literary department.
Cheryl Swiderski has been named to the new position of film and TV marketing coordinator for Zomba Music Services, which is expanding its Los Angeles office. She previously worked for Geffen Records…
Lorayne Brox, 64, eldest member of the Brox Sisters, a singing trio of the 1920s, died June 14 in Los Angeles of unreported causes.
Woody S. Wilson, 71, longtime Daily Variety librarian, died Tuesday after undergoing open-heart surgery on Monday at St. Vincent's Medical Center.
David Liddiment, program director of Granada TV, has become the latest big name from the commercial TV sector to be poached by the BBC.
Tara Crocitto has been upped to veepee in charge of developmentfor the Stan Winston Studio, where she has been a production coordinator since 1990. Crocitto will locate and develop creative projects…
In the latest round of executive hirings at Permut Presentations, Christopher Eisenberg has been named the company's newest development VP and Lisa Alden has been designated director of development.
ESPN has hired Harold Anderson, programming chief of pay TV operator Sky Entertainment in New Zealand, to set up its Asian service.
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…