Cancer Takes ABC Family Programming Head

A six-year battle with breast cancer has sadly come to an end for Linda Mancuso, head of programming for Disney-owned ABC Family. The 44-year-old former NBC exec. passed away in the ... Continue Reading →

DC Comics Names Noveck Sr. VP, Creative Affairs

Gregory Noveck has been named to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Creative Affairs at DC Comics. He will be charged with exploring DC Comics’ vast character ... Continue Reading →

Weiss Upped to VP at Nick Jr.

Former Nick Jr. executive in charge of production Teri Weiss has been promoted to the post of VP, according to Daily Variety. In her new role, she will oversee the cabler’s programming, ... Continue Reading →

Eden FX Names Jeff Ross Exec. VP

Hollywood visual effects shop Eden FX has appointed Jeff Ross to the newly created position of exec. VP. He has had a long-running working relationship with company founders John Gross ... Continue Reading →

Gold Follows Roy Disney’s Lead

Another prominent figure has left Walt Disney Co.’s board of directors following Roy Disney’s abrupt departure on Sunday. Yesterday, corporate lawyer Stanley Gold stepped ... Continue Reading →

Disney Exec. Paul Robinson Leaves Mouse House

Paul Robinson, senior VP of worldwide programming strategy for ABC Cable Networks Group and senior VP/managing director of Disney U.K. branded television is leaving the Walt Disney ... Continue Reading →

Roy Disney Resigns, Wants Eisner Out

Vice chairman Roy E. Disney resigned from Disney’s board of directors in what may have been a pre-emptive move considering the 73-year-old nephew of Walt Disney is over the company’s ... Continue Reading →

Paramount Topper Goldwyn Steps Down

John Goldwyn has chosen to step down as vice chairman of the Motion Picture Group and president of Paramount Pictures. The move will allow him to exercise his option for a long term ... Continue Reading →

Actor, Aladdin Voice Brandis Dead at 27

Actor Jonathan Brandis, best known for Steven Spielberg’s 1993 sci-fi TV series SeaQuest DSV and starring roles in feature films like The NeverEnding Story II: the Next Chapter ... Continue Reading →

X-Men Composer Michael Kamen Dies at 55

Prolific award-winning composer Michael Kamen, who wrote the music for X-Men, Iron Giant, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen and scores of other films, died of a heart attack brought ... Continue Reading →