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Executive Shuffle

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MARY BARELA has been named v.p. of licensing and merchandising at Fox Inc., a new post. Barela has been director of licensing and merchandising since August 1989. RICHARD BORNSTEIN has left the…

Last Call For 'Cheers'?

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Will “Cheers” be the first No. 1 series in tv history that doesn't return for another season because the network and the production company can't agree on renewal terms? Reps and station sources say…

Fears Of Terrorism Dwarfs Bout

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The year's largest planned outdoor arena event in the U.S. has been derailed by fear of terrorist attacks. Titan Sports and the Los Angeles Coliseum have thrown a headlock on the annual WrestleMania…

Is NBC Putting Johnny On The Spot?

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Will Johnny Carson finally abdicate his “Tonight” Show throne? The Buzz at NBC is that the net will quietly try to coax out Carson, currently in his 29th year, after he completes his 30th. Buzz hears…

Data

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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RCA/Col Pops 'Popcorn'

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Homevid rights to Studio Three's first release, “Popcorn,” have gone to RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video. Jonathan Wolf, prez and chief operating officer of Studio Three, said he's also discussing…

International Update

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AUSTRALIA The 800th episode of “A Country Practice” screens on the Seven Network Feb. 12. Drama, from Jim Davern's JNP Films, is approaching its 10th anniversary. It has notched up 100 hours more…

Oz Counselor Named

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Australia appointed its first cultural counselor to the U.S. Penny Amberg, former g.m. of Export Music Australia, the record industry's marketing and lobby group, will sign on at the Australian…

Nashville Notes

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Columbia Records artist Rosanne Cash will be a panelist at the eighth annual Music Industry Professional Seminar, sponsored by the Country Music Assn. Cash will participate in a panel on labeling and…