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Disney Works Box Office Magic

Hit factory Walt Disney Studios has crossed the $4 billion mark in global box office earnings this year, setting a new studio record.

State Incentives Help Drive Increase in Location Filming

Television and commercial production contributed to increased on-location filming in the third quarter, according to a report released Tuesday by FilmL.A.

Relativity Sells TV Properties

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge approved the sale of Relativity Media’s television assets on Tuesday.

Kavanaugh Plots Relativity Comeback

As he grasps to retain control of his bankrupt company’s assets, Relativity Media founder and Chief Executive Ryan Kavanaugh has been thrown a lifeline by an old friend: Ron Burkle.

What to Watch this Weekend

Entertainment reporter Sandro Monetti’s business take on this weekend’s new movie releases.

Sony TV Promotes Steve Mosko to Chairman

Longtime Sony executive Steve Mosko has been promoted to chairman of the company’s television business.

What to Watch this Weekend

Entertainment reporter Sandro Monetti’s business take on this weekend’s new movie releases.

Netflix, Disney in Star Wars Talks

“Star Wars” movies could soon be coming to Netflix – but only in Latin America.

What to Watch this Weekend

Entertainment reporter Sandro Monetti’s business take on this weekend’s new movie releases.

Broad Says Tribune Solicited Offer for L.A. Times

Billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad confirmed Wednesday that he made an offer to buy the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union Tribune, saying the offer was solicited by Tribune Publishing Co. Chairman Eddy Hartenstein.

Beutner Undone By Bottom Line, Broad Overture

A year spent improving the quality of the news offerings at the Los Angeles Times proved not enough to help Austin Beutner hold onto his job, as persistent budget problems and a rebuffed purchase offer from Eli Broad apparently resulted in the publisher’s termination today.

Defunct Discount Mailer’s Assets Set For Auction

The presses have stopped, and now they’re being sold.

What to Watch this Weekend

Entertainment reporter Sandro Monetti’s business take on this weekend’s new movie releases.

Disney, DreamWorks Parting Ways?

Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks Studios is looking for a new distribution deal as its current arrangement with the Walt Disney Company is set to expire next year, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

VMAs in DTLA Break Twitter Records

The MTV Video Music Awards, held Sunday night in downtown Los Angeles, was the most tweeted about television event other than the Super Bowl since records began.