Hitched, Hatched, Hired
Inside the industry's celebrations and news.
WEDDING: NBC News correspondent Peter Alexander married Alison Starling, a news anchor at ABC's Washington affiliate, on April 21 at the Newseum in Washington in front of 200 guests. Alexander, who is following the GOP presidential campaign, and Starling plan to honeymoon in November, post-election.
Lewis Fenton, head of production and an executive producer at reality house Juma Entertainment, and his wife, Jen, welcomed daughter Atlee Victoria on March 28 at Saint Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J.
Lauren Glotzer was upped to executive vp corporate development at Sony Pictures Entertainment on April 25.
Conde Nast Entertainment Group, run by former CW Entertainment president Dawn Ostroff since November, tapped 20-year company veteran Maurie Perl as senior vp media and communications, Michael Klein as executive vp alternative programming and Jeffrey Thompson as vp business development April 11.
Composer Rolfe Kent (Sideways, Dexter) will receive the Richard Kirk Award for career achievement May 16 at BMI's 2012 Film & Television Awards in Beverly Hills.
Michael Wright was elev-ated to president/head of programming at TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies on May 1.
Amos Vogel, creator of the influential Manhattan avant-garde film club Cinema 16 and co-founder of the New York Film Festival, died April 22 in his NYC apartment. He was 91.
THE 5TH ANNUAL TELEVISION ACADEMY HONORS
The May 2 event at the Beverly Hills Hotel, hosted by Body of Proof's Dana Delany, recognizes seven programs that exemplify "television with a conscience": Dr. Oz, Five, Harry's Law, Hot Coffee, Men of a Certain Age, Rescue Me and Women, War & Peace.