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  • Upfront Scorecard: ABC Pitches Disney Synergy to Tout Turnaround Plans

    ABC kicked off its upfront presentation with an interesting and somewhat unexpected pitch: Remember, we're part of the Walt Disney Co., home to Disney, Marvel, Pixar, Lucasfilm and ESPN, among other brand titans. Despite ABC Entertainment chief Paul Lee'...
  • At ABC, Thursday night is prime Shonda Rhimes time

    At ABC, Thursday night is prime Shonda Rhimes time
    — ABC is turning over its most valuable real estate to its proven hit-maker, Shonda Rhimes. This fall, three hour-long dramas created by Rhimes will run back-to-back-to-back on Thursday night: "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and her latest creation:...
  • On the Town: Arts benefit is first-class all the way

    On the Town: Arts benefit is first-class all the way
    The Burbank Arts for All Foundation presented its third annual "Party on the Plaza" gala honoring three stewards of arts education for Burbank public schools — the Downtown Burbank Partnership, Monterey High School art teacher Peggy Zirves and...
  • Chernin Group-AT&T venture to invest $500 million in online video

    Chernin Group-AT&T venture to invest $500 million in online video
    The Chernin Group and AT&T have formed a venture to invest more than $500 million in online video services, increasing their reach in a rapidly expanding market that competes with traditional television channels. Chernin Group, run by the former Fox...
  • On the Town: K9 and mounted units get some backup

    On the Town: K9 and mounted units get some backup
    Hands, hoofs and paws came together to raise funds for the Burbank Police Foundation during the organization's second annual Hoof and Walk event held this past Saturday at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank. Chaired by Andrea Cunningham, who...
  • Cable industry gathers at time of growing competition and challenge

    The cable industry's top executives gathered in Los Angeles for their annual convention to show off new technologies and boast about a bright future. "We spark the cylinders of innovation," said Michael Powell, president and chief executive of the...
  • Walt Disney Co. earnings surge 27% on strength of film studio

    Walt Disney Co. reported a 27% increase in net income for its fiscal second quarter, lifted by the strong performance of its film studio. The Burbank company posted net income of $1.917 billion for the quarter that ended March 29, up from $1.513 billion...
  • How to drink like a Hawks fan during the 2014 playoffs

    How to drink like a Hawks fan during the 2014 playoffs
    The Bulls' season is history and Chicago baseball isn't exactly lighting it up, so it's a safe bet that the city is ready to raise a glass for the Blackhawks. Generally when hockey fans pull up in front of the TV or at their local arena, their...
  • CANNES: Haim Saban Forms North American Distribution Company

    Media mogul Haim Saban is moving into movies with the launch of Saban Films, a week before the start of the Cannes Film Festival. Saban Films plans to acquire eight to 10 feature films per year and distribute in North America via a major studio. The...
  • Disney: 'We Actually See Growth in the Motion Picture Business'

    Add Bob Iger to the list of high-ranking Hollywood executives who still see the film industry as a growing business for their media companies. "We actually see growth in the motion pictures business," said the Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO during a...
  • Man pleads guilty to securities fraud in Disney's Marvel acquisition

    Man pleads guilty to securities fraud in Disney's Marvel acquisition
    A San Francisco man pleaded guilty to a single count of securities fraud Monday related to the 2009 acquisition of Marvel Entertainment by Walt Disney Co, federal authorities said.  The announcement by the U.S. attorney's office for the Central District...
  • Shanghai Disney Resort's financers kick in an additional $800 million

    Shanghai Disney Resort's financers kick in an additional $800 million
    To expand capacity of a proposed Shanghai Disney Resort, Walt Disney Co. and its partners in China have agreed to add an extra $800 million to the park's $4-billion price tag. The project, slated to open Dec. 31, 2015, was already expected to be Disney'...