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Five appointees have been named to one-year terms on the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' executive committee, joining six previously elected officers and ATAS Foundation chief Thomas W…

  • Biz

Technicolor eyes Lenfilm bid

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Film processor Technicolor "has expressed its intention to buy 25% of the shares" of the soon-to-be-privatized Lenfilm Studio in St. Petersburg, Lenfilm head Alexander Golutva said.

  • Biz

Romanian media mogul is on a mission

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"I want to be the Romanian Silvio Berlusconi," pronounced Edward-Victor Gugui upon his arrival in Milan. By all indications, the print, video, film and soon-to-be broadcast tycoon is well on his way.

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Domestic Film DAILY

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

  1. 1

    Lucy

    Daily Gross:$11.8M

    Cume to07.27.14: $43.9M

    Lucy

    1
    Daily:$11.8M Cumulative:$43.9M Universal Pictures -21.55%
  2. 2

    Hercules

    Daily Gross:$8.5M

    Cume to07.27.14: $29.8M

    Hercules

    2
    Daily:$8.5M Cumulative:$29.8M Paramount Pictures -16.73%
  3. 3

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    Daily Gross:$5.3M

    Cume to07.27.14: $172.5M

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    3
    Daily:$5.3M Cumulative:$172.5M Fox -20.58%

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Trial will decide TV film rights

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A two-day trial starting no earlier than Nov. 23 will decide the fate of the TV rights to more than 1,000 films, currently the subject of a dispute between Thames TV and the ITV network, in alliance…

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Fund-raisers set for Cable Positive

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Cable Positive, the cable industry's AIDS awareness organization, has scheduled two fund-raisers this fall, with proceeds earmarked for ongoing educational and awareness campaigns and to research and…

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BVTV to enter syndie arena

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Buena Vista Television Friday confirmed that it will enter the syndie arena next year with "The Crusaders," a new one-hour weekly advocacy investigative series earmarked for prime time berths.

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Playboy posts 3rd-qtr. loss of $ 1 mil

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Playboy Enterprises Inc. reported a net loss of $ 1 million (5 cents per share) for the three months that ended Sept. 30 compared to net income of $ 877, 000 (5 cents) in the same period last year.