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  • 'Transformers' crushes 'Tammy,' 'Evil' to lead weekend box office

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" collected $36.4 million in ticket sales over the three-day July 4 weekend, storming ahead of new films "Tammy," "Deliver Us From Evil" and "Earth to Echo" to lead the U.S. and Canadian box office for a second...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Zodiak Kids Taps Former ITV Exec Jean-Philippe Randisi as CEO

    PARIS- Aiming to strengthen its children entertainment business, Zodiak Kids has poached ITV Studios Global Entertainment exec Jean-Philippe Randisi to become CEO. Taking over this newly-created executive position this summer, Randisi will be responsible...
  • Media execs among highest-paid CEOs. Exhibitor stocks rise.

    After the coffee. Before getting to the bottom of something somewhere. The Skinny: I've gotten very aggressive as of late in getting my name off spam emailing lists. It is definitely worth the effort. Now the next step is reducing the number of...
  • Old TV Series Seeing Revivals in Comicbook Form

    Has your favorite TV show been canceled, gotten stuck in repeats or gone off the air for a long hiatus? You might find solace at your local comicbook store. The racks these days are still filled with comics about Batman and Captain America, but they also...
  • Time Warner's Turner Seeks Upfront Price Hikes In Line With NBC's

    Now that broadcast networks have begun to write business in TV's annual "upfront" market, cable players are preparing to join the fray. Executives at Time Warner's Turner suite of cable networks believe there's an opportunity for volume gains in the 2014...
  • Apple buys Beats Electronics, Hulu eyes 'Community'

    Apple buys Beats Electronics, Hulu eyes 'Community'
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to make May last longer. The Skinny: I caught most of the Don Rickles roast/tribute on Spike on Wednesday night. It was pretty entertaining, although I'm not really sure what having newscaster Brian Williams...
  • Viacom and Joyful Heart Foundation Partner For 'No More' Domestic Violence PSAs

    Viacom has partnered with Mariska Hargitay's Joyful Heart Foundation for a new series of PSAs aimed to raise awareness for the NO MORE movement to end domestic violence and sexual assault. The "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit" actress directed the...
  • Univision owners preparing exit plan

    Univision Communications' owners are looking for an exit. Seven years ago, Los Angeles billionaire Haim Saban and four private equity firms spent $13.7 billion to acquire Univision, the nation's dominant Spanish-language media company. They figured they...
  • Regal Offers 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Super Ticket, Includes Two Digital Downloads

    Paramount's "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is the latest to get the super ticket treatment, thanks to Regal Entertainment. The theater exhibitor is offering moviegoers the option to pay $15 (in addition to the price of admission) to get a super ticket...