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  • David Johnson Tapped for CEO Slot at Compact Media

    Compact Media Group, aiming to grow its work in secondary TV and film rights, has announced the appointment David Johnson as its chief executive officer. The exec, who replaces John O'Sullivan, had joined Compact in 2012 as chief operating officer. He...
  • Disneyland’s 1955 opening

     
    On Sunday, July 17, 1955, Disneyland opened with an invitation-only event broadcast live on ABC. In addition to the invited guests, thousands carrying counterfeit tickets show up. On Monday, July 18, 1955, the park opened to the public....
  • Starz's 'Outlander' Premiere Will Debut Early in Multiplatform Preview

    Starz will debut the premiere episode of new drama "Outlander" one week before its official airdate with a multiplatform preview, CEO Chris Albrecht announced Friday at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour. The cabler will give approximately 82...
  • Republicans To Unveil "Wrong Way Dan Malloy" Tumblr

    HARTFORD – In an effort to reach voters, the state Republican Party is expanding its social media presence by unveiling a new Tumblr blog Monday focused on this fall's elections. Under the theme of "Wrong Way Dan Malloy,'' the page is designed to...
  • HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows

    HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows
    As hard as it may be to imagine, there was a time not so long ago when few Americans had ever heard the expression "man cave." In 1994, PBS' trusty "This Old House" was the best known of a handful of home-improvement programs on the airwaves. The idea...
  • After LeBron: South Florida will survive while Cleveland thrives

    After LeBron: South Florida will survive while Cleveland thrives
    There is consolation in LeBron James' departure from the Miami Heat: South Floridians won't have to endure Cleveland winters in his absence. LeReturn does signal another paradigm shift in a modern tale of two cities linked by the LeBron Effect. Forbes...
  • Box Office: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Rules With $73 Million

    "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" swung into theaters and snagged an estimated $73 million domestic debut this weekend from audiences looking for a blockbuster with brains. The 20th Century Fox release unspooled across 3,967 U.S. theaters and was fueled...
  • Google Glass: Paramedics' next tool

    Google Glass: Paramedics' next tool
    While Google Glass' potential as a consumer device remains to be seen, Lauren Rubinson-Morris is excited about its possibilities in her workplace. Rubinson-Morris is president and chief executive officer of MedEx Ambulance Service, a Skokie-based...
  • Empty Chair For Detained Chinese TV Anchor

    HONG KONG -- Rui Chenggang, one of the top anchors on China Central Television (CCTV), was dramatically detained by prosecutors as part of the country's growing anti-graft probe. Rui was due to present the Friday edition of the popular "Economic News"...
  • 'Apes' climbs high at box office. Fox plans TV-unit overhaul.

    'Apes' climbs high at box office. Fox plans TV-unit overhaul.
    After the coffee. Before getting over World Cup withdrawal. The Skinny: If the Justice Department wants to talk to me about the media landscape as it reviews the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal (see below) I am available -- if they will cover my airfare...
  • China TV anchor known for patriotic views is held in corruption probe

    Think of him as China’s Stephen Colbert – only his patriotism shtick isn’t a put-on. For years, TV news anchor Rui Chenggang has been a China booster and an icon for China’s global “soft power” push. But in a...