Hitched, Hatched, Hired
Inside the industry's celebrations and news.
WEDDINGS: Scream 4 producer Carly Feingold wed Marc Hustvedt, executive producer of the Streamy Awards (honoring Web TV), at the bride's parents' house in Kansas City, Kan., on June 11 in front of 250 guests. They honeymooned on the Tahitian islands Moorea and Le Taha'a.
Writer Larry McMurtry married Faye Kesey on April 29 at the Archer County Courthouse in McMurtry's hometown of Archer City, Texas. They planned to have
a nondenominational ceremony June 21 in Archer City.
Kyle Davies was made president of worldwide distribution at Relativity on June 20.
John Saade was upped to executive vp alternative series and late-night programming and Vicki Dummer was made senior vp current series and specials at ABC on June 17. Additionally, Patrick Moran was promoted to senior vp and head of creative development, and Amy Hartwick was named senior vp comedy development at ABC Studios.
Warner Bros. upped Deborah Lincoln to senior vp international corporate communications June 14.
Philip Matthys was made senior vp business affairs at NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios on June 15. Also, Anand Kini joined NBCU as senior vp strategic planning and development June 16.
CBS Corp.'s CBS Interactive unit named Marc DeBevoise senior vp and GM of its entertainment websites June 15. Doug Smith was made vp and general sales manager at CBS Studios International in Canada on June 15.
Shine Australia and New Zealand joint CEOs Carl and Mark Fennessy assumed the roles of CEO of Shine USA and president of Shine Network, respectively, June 15.
PMK*BNC promoted Joanna Cichocki and Chris Dilorio to vp special events and vp television, respectively, June 8.
Jake Simon joined BMI as associate director of writer-publisher relations June 20.
Chuck Viane will retire July 1 after 25 years at Disney, including 12 years as president of worldwide distribution.
TV producer Bob Banner died June 15 in Woodland Hills at 89. He is best known for variety shows including The Carol Burnett Show and It's Showtime at the Apollo.