Hitched, Hatched, Hired

Inside the industry's celebrations and news.

WEDDINGS: Tapestry Films president Michael Schreiber wed Jenny Fritz, director of comedy series development for ABC Studios, Oct. 27 at the Colony Palms Hotel in Palm Springs, Calif. Approximately 165 guests looked on as the couple exchanged vows in a Jewish ceremony beneath an olive-branch wedding canopy. After meeting in July 2005, the couple weathered a few splits before they became engaged in 2012. The newlyweds will honeymoon in Southeast Asia.

Holly Shakoor, publicist at 42West, wed Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer at Twin Peaks Ranch in Ojai, Calif., on Nov. 10. Shakoor's client and Zombieland star Emma Stone -- who introduced the couple to each other -- officiated the ceremony. Stone's beau Andrew Garfield, Sofia Vergara, Christina Hendricks and Gabrielle Union also were present at the nuptials.


Julian Zajfen, partner at Ziffren Brittenham, and his wife, Kelly, welcomed twins Lily McKee and George Oliver at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Nov. 4.

Elizabeth Banks and her husband, producer Max Handelman, welcomed son Magnus Mitchell Handelman, born via gestational surrogate.


Music agent Hunter Williams joined CAA on Nov. 15.

NBCUniversal promoted Dan Lovinger to executive vp cable ad sales, upped Mark Miller to executive vp ad sales for NBCUniversal News Group, named Peter Naylor executive vp ad sales for NBC News Digital, tapped Trish Frohman executive vp sales strategy and named Alison Tarrant executive vp client solutions group.

MSNBC named Deb Finan senior vp programming and production and Yvette Miley senior vp and executive editor on Nov. 15.

On Nov. 16, A+E Networks appointed Sally Habbershaw to vp international programming, production and operations.

Spike TV promoted Jeff Savaiano to director original series and upped Tony Nguyen to manager original series Nov. 16.


Roger Hammond, the British actor who appeared on such TV shows as The Avengers and Inside Man and in such films as The Madness of King George and The King's Speech, died Nov. 8 of cancer. He was 76.