Jack Bittner, 76, stage and TV actor and opera singer, died June 26 in New York of a heart attack. Bittner was best known for his Shakespearean roles.
Joe Brown, 80, father of singer/performer James Brown, died July 10 in Augusta, Ga., of unreported causes. In addition to his son, he is survived by two sisters, six grandchildren and five…
Betsy Newman has been upped to VP of original programming forTNT, having been director in that area since joining the cable network in January 1990 from Republic Pictures.
Karen Kanemoto has been upped to VP of finance for Paramount Domestic TV. She was exec director of business planning and development for Paramount Home Video.
Gordon Moye, 35, former management associate at Lemond/Zetter and talent associate at Flick East/West, died June 29 in Los Angeles after a long illness.
At the first meeting of RAI-TV's new board of directors on Tuesday, Claudio Dematte was elected president of the Italian pubcaster. He replaces Walter Pedulla.
Manuel Summers, 58, Spanish film director and popular cartoonist, died June 12 in Seville, Spain, of colon cancer.
David and Susan LaFountaine, a girl, Nicole Rachel, July 7, Westlake Medical Center.
Rich Sheingold, who has overseen marketing and sales for Group W Prods. as senior VP, has received exec veepee stripes and seen his duties expanded to encompass strategic planning and new business…
Jerry Strivelli, 61, actor-writer-director, died June 21 of a heart attack in New York City.
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures