The King of Pop is going global, seeking new ratings conquests. King World International announced yesterday it has licensed the ABC Network spec, "Michael Jackson Talks ... To Oprah -- 90 Prime Time…
Bill and Lysa Harris, a girl, Amy Rose, Dec. 17, Northridge Medical Center. Father is manager, HBO finance, West Coast. Mother is non-pro.
Steve Carver and Dennis Begley have been named VP and general manager at the CBS-owned radio stations WBBM-AM, Chicago, and WOGL-AM/FM, Philadelphia, respectively.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Michael Jackson's high-profile television appearances capped off by the Oprah Winfrey interview have reinvigorated his career, sending sales soaring for his 14-month-old "Dangerous" album.
Rose Steinberg Wapner, a script supervisor for 20th Century Fox for more than 50 years, died Feb. 1 after a fall that resulted in a cerebral hemorrhage. She was 85.
Michael J. Faherty, executive vice president of broadcasting for Cox Enterprises, died of pneumonia Feb. 13 in Atlanta at 54.
Eleazer Lipsky, a novelist, lawyer and leader in Jewish affairs, died Feb. 14 of leukemia.
Sydney Berman, editor of various music publications and father of WNBC sportscaster Len Berman, died Feb. 5 in New York.
Buddy Pepper, who acted in radio, vaudeville and films and later became a Hollywood composer and an accompanist for Judy Garland and Marlene Dietrich, died Feb. 7 of heart failure at his home in…
George Wallington, a jazz pianist and composer who headed his own trio and played with such greats as Dizzy Gillespie, died Feb. 15 at 69.