Tom Lowry

  • Film

Media stox strut on Street

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Even as worries about the economy grew, media investors remained confident in the first half of this year: Returns on media stocks were almost three times greater than those for the larger market.

Data

Domestic Film DAILY

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Daily Gross:$7.6M

    Cume to08.12.14: $79.8M

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    1
    Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
  2. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Daily Gross:$6.6M

    Cume to08.12.14: $188.5M

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    2
    Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
  3. 3

    Into the Storm

    Daily Gross:$2.1M

    Cume to08.12.14: $21.1M

    Into the Storm

    3
    Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%

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Marketplace

Shazam secures coin

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Shazam, the mobile discovery app that smartphone owners use to tag songs they might not have known, has secured $32 million in new financing, in part , to expand the service into TV, the company said…

  • TV

Viewers glued to screens

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Cord-cutting theorists have been writing the epitaph for the subscription TV biz during the past year, but viewers actually watched 22 minutes more TV per month on average during the first quarter of…

  • TV

PwC predicts pay TV boost

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Despite recent worries that the economy and cord-cutting could spell trouble for the pay TV biz, a report released Monday predicts that the amount consumers will pay for subscriptions along with what…

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