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  • MSG Buys 50 Percent Stake in Tribeca Enterprises

    Tribeca Enterprises will sell a 50% stake to another New York City showbiz giant, the Madison Square Garden Company. The deal, which values Tribeca at $45 million, comes on the heels of MSG Productions' announcement Friday that Radio City's new Rockettes...
  • Harvey Weinstein to California: Expand Production Tax Incentives, 'Please'

    Harvey Weinstein, appearing at the UCLA Entertainment Symposium in interview with Ken Ziffren, Los Angeles' newly appointed film czar, called for California to expand its production tax incentives. "There's no reason for us not to shoot here, except when...
  • Consumers Received 1.3 Million 'Copyright Alerts' in 2013 as Part of Anti-Piracy Initiative

    An anti-piracy program launched last year by movie studios, record companies and Internet providers sent out 1.3 million alerts to consumers that they were accessing infringing content. The figures for the first 10 months of the program, released on...
  • AMC Networks To Revamp WE tv In Quest For Broader Viewership

    AMC Networks is mindful that its We network has a predominantly female audience. But the company also recognizes there's a broader crowd that might turn to the outlet if served the right fare. Since 2001, when then-owner Cablevision Systems launched "WE:...
  • FCC chairman expresses concern about TV networks blocking websites

    FCC chairman expresses concern about TV networks blocking websites
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler expressed concern during a congressional hearing over the growing practice of programmers blocking access to their websites during fights with pay-TV and broadband providers. Asked by Rep. Peter...
  • Fox Upgrades Video App to Add Personalized Show Recommendations

    Fox Broadcasting has released a new version of its Fox Now video app for Apple devices that suggests shows users might want to watch based on their preferences and viewing history -- a feature designed to keep people watching more video. The 2.0...
  • Cable Association Alerts FCC After Viacom Blocks Access to Its Own Websites

    The American Cable Assn., which represents small- and medium-sized cable and Internet providers, says that Viacom is retaliating against some of its members who refuse to pay "exorbitant fee increases" for low-rated channels by blocking access to Viacom...
  • Comcast Shakes Up Management at ThePlatform Online-Video Unit

    Comcast announced that Ian Blaine, co-founder of its white-label video subsidiary thePlatform, will step down as CEO effective June 20 to become a strategic adviser to the company. The cable operator promoted two execs of thePlatform as co-CEOs to take...
  • USA, Syfy Launch Xbox Apps with Access Restricted to Pay-TV Customers

    "Sharknado 2" is coming to Microsoft's Xbox One gaming console -- but you have to subscribe to a participating cable, satellite or telco TV service to gain access to it. NBCUniversal has launched apps for cablers USA Network and Syfy on Xbox One, the...
  • The M&A Wars Seem Tame Without Sumner Redstone's Raids

    MEMO TO SUMNER REDSTONE: Where are you when we need you, Sumner? You used to thrive in this sort of chaotic media environment, with takeover rumors rampant and harried bankers shuttling between meetings. But you've let Rupert Murdoch, your longtime...
  • Dodgers' season to date largely unseen, needs L.A. mayor on the scene

    Dodgers' season to date largely unseen, needs L.A. mayor on the scene
    The baseball season has reached its traditional halfway point, and Dodgers fans continue to lead the league in strikeouts. While caught in the crossfire between Mis-DirecTV and Sports-Nyet LA, is there anything they haven't missed? Josh Beckett became...