Ottawa Backs U.S. Demand For Fees

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The USA Network and U.S. superstations WTBS, WPIX, WOR and WGN are one step closer to coming into Canada on the country's paycable tier. Canada's federal broadcast regulator gave them permission four…

Westinghouse Linked to ITV Bid

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Westinghouse Electrical Corp., named as a possible partner in a bid for a commercial ITV franchise, has been linked with Granada TV in a separate consortium, per local sources. “We are talking to…

Data

Domestic Film DAILY

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

  1. 1

    Lucy

    Daily Gross:$5.0M

    Cume to07.28.14: $48.9M

    Lucy

    1
    Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
  2. 2

    Hercules

    Daily Gross:$3.3M

    Cume to07.28.14: $33.1M

    Hercules

    2
    Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
  3. 3

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    Daily Gross:$2.2M

    Cume to07.28.14: $174.7M

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    3
    Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%

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Foreign Exhibs Get Forum

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For the first time in the history of the National Assn. of Theater Owners and Showest, foreign exhibs will participate in formal discussions with their American counterparts. Delegates from 17…

International Update

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AUSTRALIA The state government has agreed to bail out its film agency, the South Australia Film Corp., with a $A2.4 million loan, contingent on its achieving major restructuring and cost reductions…

New Shows Playing Confab In Lower Key

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There will be the usual hype and hoopla at NATPE, but in a lower key this year. That's because so many of last year's firstrun newcomers failed to unseat or emulate the performance of established…

On The Section Cover

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Pictured in collage, left to right, in the top row: Nia Peeples, John Tesh, Regis Philbin, Darkwing Duck, Kathie Lee Gifford, Michael Keaton, Judge Wapner, Jack Nicholson, Lee Horsley. Center row…

Tv Execs Wary Of New Talk, Mag Strips

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Aside from the really pressing questions like “Who's giving the best party?” and “What's the best restaurant?” NATPE attendees are asking themselves if this year's offering of new talk and magazine…