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  • 'This Is Us' keeps it light and fun for One Direction's young fans

     'This Is Us' keeps it light and fun for One Direction's young fans
    Louis Tomlinson peered out from behind the door of a hotel suite and aimed a toy Nerf gun down a hallway full of hulking bodyguards. The 21-year-old and his four One Direction bandmates had been cooped up on the second floor of the W Los Angeles all day,...
  • FactoryMade builds up cast of Hollywood players for El Rey Network

    FactoryMade builds up cast of Hollywood players for El Rey Network
    The pitch meeting wasn't going as planned. John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa, founders of entertainment business incubator FactoryMade Ventures, wanted movie director Robert Rodriguez to help them create an English-language cable network for Latinos....
  • Jakks Pacific is playing catch-up with toy-making rivals

    Jakks Pacific is playing catch-up with toy-making rivals
    For the last 18 years, Jakks Pacific Inc. has been a player in the ultra-competitive Southern California toy-making business, up against the likes of giant Mattel Inc. in El Segundo and others. But Jakks' roster of toys — including the Smurfs,...
  • Angry Birds TV tops 1 billion views, gets second season and spinoffs

    Angry Birds TV tops 1 billion views, gets second season and spinoffs
    Angry Birds creator Rovio said its new ToonsTV animation channel has surpassed 1 billion views, demonstrating that entertainment distributed through a mobile game application represents a powerful new way to reach viewers. Seven months after...
  • Mattel profit surges; Barbie sees first sales uptick in a year

    Mattel profit surges; Barbie sees first sales uptick in a year
    Mattel Inc., the nation’s largest toy company, and Barbie, likely its best-known product, are heading into Christmas looking up. The El Segundo-based company reported net income of $422.8 million, or $1.21 a share, for the third quarter, which...
  • FamilyFun announces Top 10 toys for 2013

    FamilyFun announces Top 10 toys for 2013
    Heading the 2013 list of best toys from FamilyFun magazine are creative play sets, toys with motion and plush toys. Those categories took the top honors in the magazine's annual Toy of the Year Awards. "After reviewing more than 300 contenders, the 30...
  • For Gary Baseman, 'The Door' is wide open and ready for more

    Artist Gary Baseman has arrived at the Skirball Cultural Center with a brightly colored throw pillow under his arm and a determined look on his face. After greeting security guards and the few visitors browsing his sprawling retrospective exhibition...
  • Transformers 4 filming in Chicago next month

    Transformers 4 filming in Chicago next month
    The Transformers filmmaking crew will return to Chicago next month, but the disruption may not be as significant or conspicuous as it was three summers ago, when Michigan Avenue was shut down and adorned with faux destruction. A casting call for paid...
  • Hasbro expands Marvel, 'Star Wars' deals as superhero toy sales slow

    Hasbro expands Marvel, 'Star Wars' deals as superhero toy sales slow
    Hasbro Inc., the country’s largest toymaker behind Southern California’s Mattel Inc., suffered a 16% slump in second-quarter profit as its boys category struggled to recoup last summer’s strength. During the period, which ended June...
  • Discovery extends CEO David Zaslav's lucrative deal for 6 years

    Discovery Communications Inc. has extended Chief Executive David Zaslav's lucrative employment agreement for another six years, fortifying the leadership of the cable television programming company after a period of sustained growth. The deal...
  • TV Picks: 'My Little Pony,' Sondheim, Improv comics, 'Doc Martin'

    TV Picks: 'My Little Pony,' Sondheim, Improv comics, 'Doc Martin'
    "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" (The Hub, Saturdays; Shout Factory home video). I had neglected this candy-colored gem of a show, whose fourth season began in November, until the latest DVD, "A Pony For Every Season," fell through the mail slot...