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  • Benedict Cumberbatch Set for First San Diego Comic-Con Appearance

    Benedict Cumberbatch will make his first trip to San Diego Comic-Con to promote DreamWorks Animation's feature "The Penguins of Madagascar," although he may also stick around for Warner Bros.' "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," and support Peter...
  • DreamWorks Animation Retools 'Turbo Fast' Site to Better Steer Kids to Netflix Show

    Marketing a new TV show that isn't on a traditional network presents unique challenges. Namely: How to drive viewers to a series in a binge-watching environment, without being able to say "tune in next week for an all-new episode"? To promote the...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALAN PARTRIDGE 2 1/2 stars. Steve Coogan imports his long-running stock comic character to the U.S. Partridge, a small-town British DJ, is a vainglorious twit. In this thin feature he gets caught up in a siege at his station that goes on far, far too...
  • Sun Valley: Cable Consolidation, Murdoch and Digital Disruption Among Big Themes

    Media and technology moguls are jetting to Sun Valley, Idaho this week for mountainside pressing of the flesh and potentially some deal-making. The exclusive confab, sponsored by investment bank Allen & Co., gets started Tuesday behind closed doors,...
  • 'Transformers 4′ Tops Foreign Box Office Thanks to Huge China Weekend

    Transformers: Age of Extinction" dominated the international box office for the second week in a row, picking up $95.8 million in foreign markets, according to studio estimates. The giant robots sequel played better in China than it did in the United...
  • Netflix Taps Ex-Nickelodeon Exec Brian Wright to Lead Kids' Content Deals

    Netflix has hired Brian Wright, most recently Nickelodeon's senior VP of live-action development, to head up the streaming service provider's stepped-up efforts to acquire kids and family programming. Wright reports to Cindy Holland, Netflix's VP of...
  • Samsung Shutting Down Digital Movie and TV Service

    Samsung Electronics will pull the plug on its video storefront for smart TVs and mobile devices on Aug. 1, marking its full exit from the digital-media business, while the company also said it has exciting new video products" in the works. The consumer-...
  • Netflix Stock Hits All-Time High on Upbeat Analyst Estimates

    Netflix shares closed up 7.4% Tuesday to an all-time high of $473.10 after a Goldman Sachs analyst upgraded the stock, citing the company's long-term international growth prospects and its stepped-up investments in kids' programming. In a research note,...
  • Verdugo area consortium wins digital media grant

    Glendale and Burbank educators are looking to further prepare students for working in the Verdugo region, thanks to a $6 million grant aiming to equip students with training to meet local industry needs. The California Department of Education announced...
  • Netflix continues original content push with Chelsea Handler deal

    Netflix continues original content push with Chelsea Handler deal
    Chelsea Handler is taking her bottle of vodka to Netflix. The host of E!'s late-night program "Chelsea Lately" has signed a deal to create and star in a talk show for the streaming service that will premiere in 2016. Known for her boozy and flirty...
  • World Cup Has Brazilians Flocking to Theaters

    Soccer isn't the only thing scoring big in Brazil. The influx of 3.7 million people into the country of nearly 200 million for the duration of the World Cup has produced a box office bonanza. "Everyone is surprised," said Steven Bunnell, the EVP of...