James Jeffrey Lyle, a television programming consultant who counted the Annenberg Foundation, BBC Television, National Public Television’s programming at WGBH-TV in Boston, National Geographic, The Discovery Channel and History among his clients, passed away on January 23 from a heart attack. With his New York-based company, Video Publishing Resources, he specialized in arranging production and distribution agreements. Lyle, who was 59, is survived by his wife and daughter. Contributions in his memory can be made to: Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County, 1542 Barnum Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610.
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