Virginia Duncan

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Virginia Duncan, 61, who produced and directed early programs on pubcaster KQED San Francisco and was active in national educational and public broadcasting organizations, died Jan. 14 in San…

Wilson Hall

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Wilson Hall, 68, a former NBC News correspondent, died Jan. 10 in Martin, Tenn., after a long illness. From 1973 to 1978 he worked in the network's Washington bureau. He joined NBC in 1951 and opened…

Robert Johnston

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Robert Johnston, 93, who operated the downtown Hollywood burlesque theater for nearly 50 years, died Jan. 2 in San Diego of complications from a stroke he had in October. He was often called…

Cahners Buys 3 Magazines

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Cahners Publishing Co., parent of VARIETY, acquired the trade publications This Week In Consumer Electronics (known as TWICE), CARS and TWICE Today from Viare Publishing. Cahners paid $5 to $6…

Data

Domestic Film DAILY

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

  1. 1

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    Daily Gross:$5.1M

    Cume to07.22.14: $148.5M

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    1
    Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
  2. 2

    The Purge: Anarchy

    Daily Gross:$3.6M

    Cume to07.22.14: $36.7M

    The Purge: Anarchy

    2
    Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
  3. 3

    Planes: Fire and Rescue

    Daily Gross:$2.3M

    Cume to07.22.14: $21.7M

    Planes: Fire and Rescue

    3
    Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%

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Marketplace

Welsh-Lingo Web Spurs Prod Boom

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Once best known for its coal mines, steel mills and male choirs, Wales is making waves in tv and animation programming. Thanks mainly to the establishment in 1982 of the Welsh-language fourth channel…

Tube License Renewals Cloud Everybody's Biz

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British broadcasting could be turned on its head by the end of the year. Anything could happen. Even grandee ITV broadcasters like Thames or Granada TV could lose their franchises following this…

Briefing: Television

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Everything is up in the air in the U.K. tv market. Sky and BSB, both financially bloodied by fierce competition, merged in the past year, and the ITV companies are preparing bids for franchise…

Bookshelf

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“Make Room For Danny” is the apt title of Danny Thomas' autobiography, just out from G.P. Putnam's Sons. The co-author is Bill Davidson. The same publisher has released a sequel to Raymond Chandler's…