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  • Box Office: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Battles 'Guardians' for Top Spot in Mid-$40 Millions

    Tornadoes and turtles and space cowboys careen into each other at the multiplexes this weekend as studios looking to wring the last juices out of a parched summer flood the box office with four new wide releases. The big question mark isn't which of...
  • Viacom's Nickelodeon Sees Volume Gains In Advance Ad Sales

    Viacom's Nickelodeon has completed sales as part of TV's annual efforts to secure advertising for the coming season, according to its head of ad sales, and expects to notch gains in volume of advance commitments from sponsors. "I would say that we saw...
  • Paramount's thin film slate puts drag on Viacom profit

    Viacom is hoping some muscular turtles can stomp out the doldrums at its Paramount Pictures movie studio. Paramount this week releases the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie, which comes on the heels of the studio's summer blockbuster, "Transformers:...
  • Viacom 3Q Profit Falls 5% Due to Film Revenue Declines

    Viacom said third-quarter net income fell just over 5% due to revenue shortfalls at its filmed-entertainment business and a gain of just 1% in revenue at its cable-network portfolio. The owner of the Paramount movie studio and cable outlets like MTV...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: Goods and services imports and exports for June,  weekly mortgage applications Local earnings: CF Industries Holdings Inc., FreightCar America Inc., InnerWorkings Inc., Integrys Energy Group Inc., John Bean Technologies Corp., Manitex...
  • New Breed of Online Stars Rewrite the Rules of Fame

    He may be huge on YouTube, but few in Hollywood know who Shane Dawson is. Not yet, anyway. The 26-year-old is best known to 12 million-plus subscribers across three different YouTube channels, but he's about to make a name for himself in film and TV,...
  • MTV Latin America Launches 'Acapulco Shore' (EXCLUSIVE)

    In keeping with its strategy to increase original programming at the local level, MTV Latin America has kicked off production on "Acapulco Shore," the first Latin American version of MTV's hit reality show "Jersey Shore," which ran 2009-2012. Skein will...
  • Film Review: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'

    If nothing else, Paramount's attempt at a bigscreen "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" reboot should make for a fascinating case study in the power of fan outrage. Following the online uproar over their proposed deviations from the original material, among...
  • AOL Studios Chief Gabriel Lewis Exits, Nate Hayden Tapped to Run Originals (Exclusive)

    AOL named Nate Hayden VP of originals and branded entertainment, following the departure of AOL Studios head Gabriel Lewis. "Gabe (Lewis) has left to pursue other opportunities," an AOL rep said. Friday is Lewis' last day at AOL. Hayden (pictured above)...
  • Judy McGrath Joins Amazon's Board

    Judy McGrath, former CEO of MTV Networks, has been elected to Amazon.com's board of directors effective Oct. 1, the company said. McGrath also was appointed to the Amazon board's leadership development and compensation committee, according to an SEC...
  • TWC's Dodgers channel dispute a case for a la carte pricing

    TWC's Dodgers channel dispute a case for a la carte pricing
    Time Warner Cable was patting itself on the back this week after saying it was willing to have a federal arbitrator step in to resolve its long-running dispute with other pay-TV companies over the cost of the new Dodgers channel. "We prefer to reach...