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  • Disney and Univision in talks for English-language news channel

    Disney and Univision in talks for English-language news channel
    The Walt Disney Co.and the nation's leading Spanish-language broadcaster are in talks to launch an English-language cable news channel, according to people familiar with the matter. A new 24-hour channel would represent a move by both companies to ...
  • NBCUniversal experiences head winds in 4th quarter

    NBCUniversal experiences head winds in 4th quarter
    Comcast Corp. beat analysts' estimates with a 26% increase in fourth-quarter profit, but two NBCUniversalunits continued to struggle: the NBCbroadcast network and Universal Pictures. For the quarter ended Dec. 31, the Philadelphia cable television...
  • Disney strikes deal to distribute movies to Chinese cable viewers

    Disney strikes deal to distribute movies to Chinese cable viewers
    The Walt Disney Co.has reached an agreement that would bring Pixar Animation Studios' "Cars 2," Disney's"The Muppets" and other approved films to Chinese cable television viewers, broadening the Burbank entertainment giant's access in the world's most...
  • After Burbank strike, '1000 Ways to Die' halts production

    After Burbank strike, '1000 Ways to Die' halts production
    Production has been halted on the cable TV series "1000 Ways to Die" because of a labor dispute with crew members. "Spike TV has confirmed that production of season four of '1000 Ways to Die' has concluded," according to a statement from the cable...
  • Disney's net income rises 30% in fourth quarter

    Disney's net income rises 30% in fourth quarter
    Walt Disney Co. reported improved fourth-quarter earnings, buoyed by gains at Disney Channel and ESPN and at the Burbank company's theme parks. The entertainment giant reported net income of $1.08 billion for the quarter ending Oct. 1, a jump of 30%...
  • Small Wonders: Celebrating the exuberant life of a friend

    Small Wonders: Celebrating the exuberant life of a friend
    It's just another tragic news story until it's about someone you know. If you read the Glendale News-Press last week you saw a story about a man who closed the book on his life by jumping from the Glendale (2) Freeway overpass above Chevy Chase Drive....
  • Intersections: Misdirected fear led to Sikh temple shooting

    “Foe and stranger there is none, I am at peace with every one.” These are the words of Guru Arjan Devi Ji, the fifth of 10 spiritual teachers that gave way to Sikhism, a 15th century religion founded in India's Punjab region on the ideals...
  • Small Wonders: Get creative, Hollywood!

    Dear Hollywood, As a lifelong admirer, consumer of your work and member of your workforce, now that the summer movie season is over, I feel it is my responsibility to make the following request: Please stop making Spider-Man movies! Seriously. Use...
  • Cablevision and Disney sign new distribution deal

    Cablevision and Disney sign new distribution deal
    Programming giant Walt Disney Co. and pay-TV distributor Cablevision Systems Corp. have signed a wide-ranging agreement covering dozens of broadcast and cable channels including ABC, ESPN and Disney Channel. As part of the deal, Cablevision has also...
  • Christmas telethon slated for Sunday

    It's that time again. The 13th annual Armenian American Orphans Christmas Fund will host its telethon fundraiser Sunday in an ongoing effort to give thousands of orphans in Armenia a Christmas. Hundreds of thousands of dollars have been raised over the...
  • Small Wonders: This will only take a second

    You learn something new every day. Every second, in fact. I was sitting in a meeting at work recently, in a gilded conference room high above our haze-shrouded city, surrounded by some of the most frighteningly intelligent minds in the entertainment...
  • Ron Kaye: Why local newspapers matter

    Great newspaper stories — like the shocking L.A. County tax scandal involving Assessor John Noguez — usually don't come from attending government meetings or going to press conferences. The tip that ignites a reporter's passion almost...