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  • Former Disney executive Rich Ross lands at Shine America

    Former Disney executive Rich Ross lands at Shine America
    Deposed Walt Disney Studios Chairman and former Disney Channels Worldwide President Rich Ross has been named chief executive of Shine America, a production company owned by News Corp. Ross, who was a fast-rising television executive heading Disney...
  • Warner Bros. TV Group buys teen content giant Alloy Entertainment

    Looking to expand its presence in the teen and young adult market, Warner Bros.Television Group has struck a deal to purchase Alloy Entertainment, a New York-based content company that specializes in youth-oriented books aimed particularly at females....
  • Comcast sells stake in A&E Networks to Hearst, Disney for $3 billion

    Comcast sells stake in A&E Networks to Hearst, Disney for $3 billion
    Comcast Corp.has struck a deal to sell its minority stake in A&E Television Networks, whose holdings include cable channels A&E, History and Lifetime, for $3 billion. While the sale was expected, the price tag was higher than Comcast thought its holdings...
  • Ratings for Burbank-based Nickelodeon tumble from loss of carriage on DirecTV

    Ratings for Viacom's Nickelodeon have fallen dramatically in the days since the channel was dropped from satellite broadcaster DirecTV over a fee dispute. On July 10, the last day Burbank-based Nickelodeon had distribution on DirecTV, its total day...
  • Cablevision and NBCUniversal sign distribution deal

    Cablevision Systems Corp. has signed a long-term distribution deal to carry broadcast and cable networks owned by Comcast's NBCUniversal unit. The agreement includes broadcast networks NBC and Telemundo as well as cable channels USA, Bravo, MSNBC, CNBC...
  • NBCUniversal cuts about 500 employees

    NBCUniversal cuts about 500 employees
    In a round of year-end belt tightening, NBCUniversal is cutting about 500 employees, or about 1.5%  of its total workforce. The cuts are distributed throughout the media company, which boasts nearly 30,000 employees, according to a person close to the...
  • City aims to secure revenue

    CITY HALL — Burbank residents could be asked to vote on codifying a utility tax that brings the city $20 million a year — a move cities like Glendale and Pasadena have already made to protect themselves against lawsuits from telecommunications...
  • Charter lineup getting scrambled

     Charter Communications customers will see a mix-up of the local premium cable channel lineup as the company continues to wrangle with Glendale officials over GTV6. The channel realignment — which features the addition of 17 high-definition...
  • Manny Gamburyan set to face Cody Gibson at UFC 178

    Manny Gamburyan set to face Cody Gibson at UFC 178
    Looking to leave a two-fight winless streak behind him, Manny Gamburyan will return to the UFC octagon on Sept. 27 in Las Vegas at UFC 178 in a new weight class. Gamburyan is set to make his 135-pound men's bantamweight debut against Cody “The...
  • DreamWorks Animation launches family-oriented YouTube channel

    DreamWorks Animation — the studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movie franchises — has launched a family-oriented YouTube channel in the latest move by Hollywood to target the Internet generation. The Glendale...
  • La Caņada History: Volunteers watched for enemy air forces

    La Cañada History: Volunteers watched for enemy air forces
    Ten Years Ago Then-Vice President Dick Cheney, on a four-day campaign swing to the West, paid a visit to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Caņada. Cheney toured the facility and met scientists and engineers working on the Mars rover program before...
  • Charter customers could see changes

    Charter Communications customers in Glendale and Burbank could soon be getting their TV cable and Internet services from Comcast Corp. under a proposed subscriber-base swap announced Monday. In an effort to get approval from the Federal Communications...