Hitched, Hatched, Hired

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Inside the industry's celebrations and news.

WEDDINGS: Julie Riven, vp consumer marketing at Bravo, and Adam Dretler, a stock trader for Ziff Brothers Investments, were married May 7 in Nashville.

THR reporter Daniel Miller married Jessica Mackenzie at the Napa Valley Country Club May 29. The pair, who met while students at UCLA, are honeymooning for two weeks in France.


Bryce Dallas Howard and her husband, actor Seth Gabel, announced May 26 they are expecting their second child. They have a son, Theo, 4.

Stun Creative co-founder and principal Brad Roth and his wife Glenna welcomed their third child, son Hudson, on May 20 at Cedars-Sinai.


Oxygen Media appointed Sunil Chadda chief financial officer May 24.

Miramax hired Lindsay Gardner and Bob Cook as strategic advisers to CEO Mike Lang on May 26.

Michael Drexler was named executive director of business development, new media and strategic development at BMI May 26.

Reveille named Linda Giambrone senior vp and head of production and Daryl Berg was named executive director of music on May 25.

NBCUniversal's integrated strategic marketing team on May 25 named Monica Halpert CMO in residence.

Marc de Grandpre on May 26 was named chief marketing officer at Imax.


Gil Scott-Heron died May 27 in New York. The musician-poet ("The Revolution Will Not Be Televised") was 62.

Veteran CNBC Squawk on the Street co-anchor Mark Haines died unexpectedly at his home in Marlboro, N.J., on May 24. He was 65.

Grease and Taxi star Jeff Conaway died May 27 at a hospital in Encino, 16 days after being found unconscious from an apparent overdose. The actor, who also appeared on Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew, was 60.