TV executive Robert M. Newgard died Feb. 17 of a heart attack in Palm Springs. He was 68 . A Notre Dame U. graduate, Newgard began his career with Mirisch Bros.
Memorial for actor-composer-arranger Buddy Pepper, who died Feb. 7 (Daily Variety, Feb. 18), is scheduled for Sunday at the Canon Theatre in Beverly Hills.
Michael Morrison, an actor on the CBS-TV soap opera "As the World Turns," was found dead yesterday in a friend's Manhattan apartment. Cause of death was not immediately known.
Kenneth Coyte was named chairman and retains his CEO position at Worldwide Television News, a broadcast services company that is 80%-owned by CapCities/ABC. As chairman he succeeds Richard Wald, who…
Ada Goldberg and Bruce Brown, Jan. 24, Hillcrest Country Club. Bride's VP of business and legal affairs for ABC Prods. Groom is VP in the television department at the William Morris Agency.
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.
Michael Jackson will continue his recent media onslaught when he joins Arrested Development, Peabo Bryson and Celine Dion, Tony Bennett and Natalie Cole, En Vogue and Eric Clapton as performers on…
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.
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…