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Comedian-turned media mogul Byron Allen makes $8.5-billion bid for TV station owner
Allen's company, Allen Media Group, would finance the deal with a combination of equity and debt.
2020-03-12 04:47:31
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Will the fall off in ad spending bring about a recession?
A widespread outbreak of the new coronavirus could dent the U.S. advertising market, according to analysts.
2020-03-12 02:44:06
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Two CBS News workers in New York diagnosed with coronavirus
CBS News Chief Susan Zirinsky said the network's newscasts will continue.
2020-03-11 23:52:33
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Bob Iger says Disney is 'sobered' by coronavirus outbreak
Disney's gathering of shareholders comes just weeks after the company abruptly announced a new CEO to replace Bob Iger.
2020-03-11 20:02:53
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Digital entertainment spending passes global box office as streaming transforms Hollywood
Spending on digital home entertainment hit $48.7 billion in 2019, up 24% from the previous year.
2020-03-11 20:00:44
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Another woman joins gender pay lawsuit against Disney
The lawsuit, which expanded this week, alleges that women who work at the Burbank entertainment giant are paid less than men performing similar jobs.
2020-03-11 13:00:03
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Location filming in L.A. slows as coronavirus fears spread
Although no permits have been canceled, a few productions in L.A. have voluntarily modified filming schedules due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19.
2020-03-11 04:57:02
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Legal fight over Quibi's mobile technology gets ugly
New York-based interactive video firm Eko sued Quibi for infringing on its patent on Tuesday, weeks before Quibi launches on April 6.
2020-03-11 00:55:13
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Are coronavirus fears hurting box office for movies like 'Onward?' We look at the numbers
Fears of a coronavirus pandemic are expected to affect the box office, but it's hard to tell how much.
2020-03-10 23:15:04
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ICM Partners acquires music agency Primary Talent International
Century City-based ICM Partners said Tuesday that it acquired Primary Talent International for an undisclosed price. The addition will grow ICM's music roster and help the agency gain more scale against larger competitors.
2020-03-10 17:55:52
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Quibi denies stealing mobile technology as streaming debut looms
Quibi filed documents in federal court denying it infringed on a technology patent by interactive video firm Eko.
2020-03-10 04:00:03
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Spanish-language radio is booming in L.A. But local DJs say they can barely make rent
SAG-AFTRA says Spanish Broadcasting System mistreated workers at its L.A. radio stations. Three years after joining the union, employees face wage cuts.
2020-03-09 14:00:48
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DGA reaches deal with studios as strike fears loom. Next up is WGA
The Directors Guild of America has agreed to a new contract with Hollywood studios.
2020-03-08 02:39:07
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He didn't get the Disney CEO job, but Kevin Mayer still holds keys to the kingdom
The decision for Bob Chapek to replace Bob Iger cleared up one major question for Disney. But others remain for investors who gather next week.
2020-03-06 23:29:04
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Are streaming and delivery services booming amid coronavirus? We looked into it
As more consumers choose to stay at home to avoid the coronavirus, services that deliver home entertainment and food could see a financial boost, experts say.
2020-03-06 01:31:33
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Why the NFL will score big on its next TV rights deal
The scarcity of live programming will help the league score a major increase in its next deal
2020-03-06 00:26:24
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Joe Biden not so 'sleepy' when Fox News plays it straight on Super Tuesday
Fox breaks away from partisan rancor during primary coverage.
2020-03-05 02:18:21
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Iconic book publisher Simon & Schuster is on the auction block
ViacomCBS puts Simon & Schuster up for sale. The publishing house is not a core asset, and the newly merged ViacomCBS is looking to shed properties.
2020-03-05 02:14:10
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Quibi touts $750-million haul in second fundraising round
Quibi says it raised $750 million in a second fundraising round. Quibi, short for quick bites of video, aims to tell stories in 10 minutes or less.
2020-03-04 20:21:34
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Helped by 'Father Brown,' BritBox reaches 1 million North American subscribers
BritBox says its specific focus on British television fans who are women 45 or older has helped differentiate it from competitors.
2020-03-04 14:00:28
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WGA drops demand for studios to only work with guild-approved agencies
WGA leaders told showrunners on Friday that the union plans to no longer demand that studios only work with WGA-franchised agencies in its upcoming negotiations.
2020-03-04 02:42:04
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Inside 'The Walking Dead' fight over profits and why it matters
The 'Walking Dead' court cases are being closely watched because they provide a rare glimpse into the typically opaque world of Hollywood accounting.
2020-03-03 15:00:54
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Chris Matthews announces his retirement from MSNBC after sexist comments surface
Under fire for inappropriate comments to women, Matthews abruptly resigned from "Hardball" on the air Monday.
2020-03-03 04:01:35
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How Disney's Bob Iger went from underrated CEO to Hollywood royalty
When Bob Iger replaced Michael Eisner as CEO of Disney, many considered him a lightweight who lacked the creative chops. How did he transform from low-key, under-rated CEO to one of America's most successful CEOs?
2020-03-01 15:00:04
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San Francisco's Game Developers Conference canceled over coronavirus fears
The annual Game Developers Conference, a professional gathering of close to 30,000 interactive industry professionals, has been called off just two weeks before the 2020 edition was to launch due to fears of a coronavirus pandemic.
2020-02-29 03:33:23
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From movies to concerts: Five ways the coronavirus is affecting Hollywood and entertainment
The outbreak has wiped out box office, hobbled productions and affected industry conferences. Estimating the long term effects is proving impossible.
2020-02-28 15:00:32
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B-movie king Roger Corman and his sons settle long-running legal dispute
Famed b-movie director Roger Corman reaches a settlement with his sons over longstanding lawsuit.
2020-02-27 18:32:40
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Commentary: Bob Chapek as CEO is a vote of confidence in Disney's parks. What does that mean for Disneyland?
Bob Chapek succeeded Bob Iger as CEO of Disney, a role earned for the way he way he oversaw the company's themed entertainment business.
2020-02-27 14:00:59
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Who is Bob Chapek? He's no Bob Iger, but he is steeped in Disney culture
Disney's appointment of Chapek to replace Bob Iger surprised Hollywood and Wall Street. But his background may make him well-suited for the job.
2020-02-27 03:30:12
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Fiery Democrats create a chaotic debate for CBS News
Even extensive preparation by the network could not keep the candidates in line as crucial primaries loom.
2020-02-27 00:53:49
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