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  • Disney partners with Comcast to provide ABC, ESPN on-demand

    Disney partners with Comcast to provide ABC, ESPN on-demand
    Entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. has struck a deal allowing Comcast Corp. cable customers access to all of its popular channels — including ESPN, ABC, ABC Family and the Disney Channel — from portable devices and video-on-demand services....
  • Nickelodeon makes telenovela grab with 'Reach for a Star'

    Nickelodeon makes telenovela grab with 'Reach for a Star'
    Viacom Inc.'s Nickelodeonhas struck a deal for 80 episodes of a prime time soap opera for its Nick-at-Nite programming block that will debut later this year. Based on the Mexican telenovela "Alcanzar una Estrella," "Reach for a Star" is part of...
  • Warner Bros. studio lays off 50 in Burbank

    Warner Bros. Studios is the latest to feel the loss of falling home video sales, laying off roughly 50 employees last week. All the workers were based in Burbank. Company officials declined to comment, but in a statement, the studio said it would be...
  • 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...
  • 'Helter Skelter' author to discuss new book on local cable

    The Los Angeles County deputy district attorney who successfully prosecuted Charles Manson and several followers for the 1969 murders of Sharon Tate and six others, is scheduled to appear live Thursday on “The Larry Zarian Show” to discuss his...
  • Zarian to host Armenian Bone Marrow organizers

    Frieda Jordan, president of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry, is scheduled to appear live on “The Larry Zarian Show” Thursday to discuss an upcoming fundraiser and the importance of attracting more donors. Morre Dean, chief executive...
  • Pet project grows out of partnership

    Pet project grows out of partnership
    A year ago, the Warner Bros. facilities department was looking for a pet project to give back to the community. The Burbank Animal Shelter fit the bill. “We went over with them all the things we needed, and they were able to do a lot,” said...
  • Harry Potter lifts Warner home video revenue, bucking a trend

    Harry Potter lifts Warner home video revenue, bucking a trend
    Strong sales for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 1" pushed up Warner Bros.' home video movie revenue by 29% amid an overall shrinking market, helping drive improved financial results for media conglomerate Time Warner during the second...
  • Suspect pleads not guilty to posing as cable worker, stealing copper

    BURBANK — A 29-year-old Panorama City man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he and two other men posed as Charter Communications employees to steal copper wire from utility poles, officials said. Jesus Arreguin-Lopez faces a felony count of...