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On-location production remained flat in the first quarter despite evidence that the state’s tax credit program is keeping more production in the Los Angeles region.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. on Monday announced a multi-year partnership with Freddie Wong's popular YouTube content producer RocketJump Studios.
The board of directors and shareholders of Maker Studios have approved its acquisition by Walt Disney Co. despite a counter-offer made public Monday for the Culver City media company.
Former officers with Maker Studio Inc., including the chief executive, are seeking a court order to stop a shareholder vote on the company’s $500 million acquisition by Walt Disney Co.
DirecTV on Tuesday said that it will once again offer the Weather Channel to subscribers after reaching a carriage deal with the cable channel’s owner.
Omega Cinema Props is relocating from Santa Monica to the Burbank Airport Commerce Center.
West Los Angeles private equity firm Gores Group announced Tuesday that it has made an equity investment in Clinton Township, Mich. automotive publishing company Tweddle Group Inc.
MEDIA: New York’s RNN opens L.A. outpost to land new media customers.
New York news producer looks to channel content to new media businesses.
Los Angeles has snagged a major environmental convention from San Diego.
Internet advertising company ReachLocal Inc. has named Sharon Rowlands as its chief executive, the company announced Wednesday.
Gamblit Gaming in Glendale has raised $12 million in financing that will be used to prepare for launching its online gambling software this year, the company said Tuesday.
DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. on Tuesday said Brenda Freeman, a former marketing executive at Turner Animation, will be become its head of television marketing.
Former TV exec weighs into boxing promotion
Former TV syndication exec Michael King looks to ring up dollars and TV deals as a boxing promoter.
INTERNET: Plug.dj says money not focus as it seeks to navigate rights issues.
Music streaming service Plug.dj sounds out a revenue model it’s works to get a handle on rights issues.
NBCUniversal is shutting down two websites next month after failing to find buyers for either property, according to media reports on Thursday.