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Last spring, we did a rundown of Hollywood studio chiefs and media moguls and where they are giving. After the second quarter numbers came in over the weekend, you can see that the leaders of the entertainment community are still spreading their money around, even if Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are soaking up a lot of the money overall.

A few interesting trends of note in the second quarter:

—Bill Richardson made quite a blitz, with many contributions from studio toppers and others. It seemed that he was in Los Angeles every other week, and even launched his campaign from the Biltmore downtown. He also benefited from fund-raisers hosted by Alan and Cindy Horn and Sherry Lansing and William Friedkin. It also proves that as much as Internet contributions play an important role this year, in Hollywood donors insist on the personal touch.

—Even though his campaign has been in decline, John McCain still picked up contributions from Brad Grey, Kirk Kerkorian and Casey Wasserman. He edged out Rudy Giuliani in entertainment industry fund-raising in the first quarter, so it will be interesting to see if some of his longtime entertainment ties paid off enough to post a respectable showing this time around.

—Tobey Maguire was among those who gave to Obama in the first quarter and to Clinton in the second, and was apparently impressed enough with Hillary to "double max" out to her. He gave her $2,300 for the primary and $2,300 for the general election. Following the Spielberg endorsement, there has been a perception in entertainment that some of Obama’s luster has worn off and that Clinton has regained momentum. We’ll see how much that is true when the actual numbers are compiled later this week.

—Rupert Murdoch gave Clinton $2,300, around the time that his lieutenant, Peter Chernin, was hosting a fund-raiser for her at his Santa Monica home. Moguls like Sumner Redstone have yet to give, along with politically active celebrities like Warren Beatty, Robert Redford, Jane Fonda and Martin Sheen. Nor has Michael Moore.

—Of union chiefs, only Michael Apted, president of the DGA, has given. He donated to the Obama campaign.

—Most unusual contribution? Barry Manilow, who gave to Clinton, Obama, Edwards and Biden also gave to Republican Ron Paul, the debate gadfly.

Here’s an update of industry notables and to whom they gave.  I’ve broken out when they gave: Late last year (06), when some campaigns had launched; the first quarter (Q1); and the second quarter (Q2).

In most cases, donors are giving the maximum contribution of $2,300 (or $4,600 if they also gave for the general election). And as always, many thanks to the Center for Responsive Politics and the Federal Election Commission.

Studio Chiefs


Richard Cook (Walt Disney Co.)

06: Dodd
Q1: McCain, Obama
Q2: Clinton

Jim Gianopulos (Fox)

Q1: Obama

Brad Grey (Paramount)

Q1: Clinton, Dodd, Giuliani
Q2: McCain, Giuliani (additional contribution)

Alan Horn (Warner Bros.)
Q1: Clinton, Edwards, Obama
Q2: Richardson

David Linde (Universal)
Q1: Obama

Barry Meyer (Warner Bros.)
Q1: Dodd, Obama
Q2: Clinton, Richardson

Ron Meyer (Universal)
Q1: Clinton, Dodd, Edwards, Obama
Q2: Richardson

Amy Pascal (Sony Pictures)

Q2: Obama

Tom Rothman (Fox)
Q1: Biden, Clinton
Q2: Obama, Richardson, Clinton (additional contribution)

Marc Shmuger (Universal)

Q1: Obama

Harry Sloan (MGM)

Q1: McCain

Media Moguls

Jeff Bewkes (Time Warner)
Q1: Dodd

Peter Chernin (News Corp.)
06: Dodd
Q1: Obama
Q2: Clinton

David Geffen (DreamWorks)
Q1: Obama, Dodd, Edwards

Robert Iger (Disney)
06: Dodd

Jeffrey Katzenberg (DreamWorks)
Q1: Edwards, Obama
Q2: Dodd, Clinton

Michael Lynton (Sony)
Q1: Dodd, Obama
Q2: Dodd (additional contribution)

John Malone (Liberty Media)
Q1: McCain

Richard Parsons (Time Warner)
Q1: McCain

Haim Saban (Saban Entertainment)
Q1: Clinton

Steven Spielberg

Q1: Obama, Clinton, Edwards
Q2: Richardson

Noteworthy

Kirk Kerkorian (Tracinda Corp.)
Q1: McCain
Q2: Richardson, McCain (additional contribution)

Jerry Bruckheimer (Producer)
Q1: McCain

Norman Lear (Producer)
Q1: Clinton, Edwards, Obama, Vilsack
Q2: Richardson

Tom Freston
Q1: Clinton, Obama, Dodd
Q2: Richardson

Casey Wasserman (Sports and entertainment mogul)
Q1: Clinton
Q2: Edwards, McCain

Edie Wasserman

Q1: Clinton

Lynne Wasserman
Q1: Edwards, Obama
Q2: Clinton

Norm Pattiz (Broadcaster)

06: Dodd
Q1: Biden, Obama, Clinton
Q2: Biden (additional contribution)

Barry Manilow (Entertainer)
Q1: Edwards, Obama, Clinton
Q2: Biden, Paul

George Clooney (Actor)
Q2: Obama

Barbra Streisand (Entertainer)
Q1: Clinton, Edwards, Obama

Tobey Maguire (actor)

Q1: Obama
Q2: Clinton

Susan Sarandon (Actress)
Q1: Obama
Q2: Obama (additional contribution)

Paul Newman (Actor)
06: Dodd
Q1:  Dodd (Additional contribution)
Q2: Clinton, Obama, Richardson

Sherry Lansing
Q1: Obama, Clinton, Dodd
Q2: Richardson, Clinton (additional contribution)

Tom Hanks (Actor)

Q1: Obama
Q2: Clinton

Brian Grazer (Producer)

Q1: Clinton, Edwards, Obama

J.J. Abrams (Director)
Q1: Obama
Q2: Clinton

Oliver Stone (Director)
Q2: Obama, Edwards

Paul Haggis (Director)
Q1: Kucinich

Chris Albrecht (former HBO chief)
Q1: Edwards, Obama, Vilsack, Dodd
Q2: Richardson

Michael Douglas (actor)
Q1: Obama, Dodd, Richardson, Clinton
Q2: Richardson (additional contribution)

Hugh Hefner (Publishing mogul)
Q1: Clinton
Q2: Obama

Rob Reiner (Director)
Q1: Clinton, Richardson, Edwards, Dodd

Mike Medavoy (Producer)
Q1: Obama, Dodd

Richard Lovett (CAA)

Q1: Edwards, Clinton, Vilsack, Dodd
Q2: Obama

Jeff Berg (ICM)

06: Dodd
Q2: Richardson

Jim Wiatt (William Morris)

Q1: Obama, Clinton, Dodd
Q2: Richardson, Dodd (additional contribution)

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