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Entravision soars with Spanish-language TV
Station owner Entravision channels Univision network’s ratings gain into increased ad revenue.
MARKETING: Russ Reid hopes SCA pickup pays off for non-profit clientele.
Russ Reid relies on a direct approach to fundraise for non-profits.
INTERNET: Break Media and Alloy Digital link up for Defy joint venture.
Online video companies Break Media and Alloy Digital are in the process of merging, with the resulting joint venture to be called Defy Media.
Activision Blizzard Inc. completed buying back its shares from Vivendi Friday afternoon.
A sharp increase in feature film production helped boost location filming in Los Angeles during the third quarter.
TV Guide owner finds value in PennySaver
Classifieds mailer PennySaver earns investment firm and new owner OpenGate’s stamp of approval.
TICKETS: Shares rise after Live Nation CEO talks up secondary market service.
CEO’s TV appearance gets investors out of their seats for shares of Live Nation.
OP-ED: The mayor is wrong to support special tax cuts for movie companies. What about the rest of the city?
Adam B. Summers wants the mayor to direct his business-boosting focus beyond TV and film.
The sale of hip-hop station KDAY-FM (93.5) of Redondo Beach to Chinese investors has reportedly been called off.
United Online Inc. announced on Thursday that Francis Lobo would become president and chief executive of the company next month.
Long-time Universal Studios executive Rick Finkelstein died on Tuesday after a long battle with cancer. He was 64 years old.
Paramount Pictures announced layoffs on Tuesday as part of the studio’s effort to cut costs.
Westwood private equity firm Shamrock Capital Advisors has sold the Harlem Globetrotters to a Georgia company that owns and operates theme parks.
Activision Blizzard Inc. said in a regulatory filing that it would seek shareholder approval of its plan to buy back its stock from controlling shareholder Vivendi if an appeal of a court injunction fails.
FILM: RealD projects success for format despite waning draw.
Moviegoers’ waning love for 3-D fare has analysts questioning RealD’s focus on the format.