CapCities Net Dips; B'cast Revs Rise

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Net earnings in 1990 for Capital Cities/ABC dipped 1% to $477.8 million from $485.7 million. Revenues rose 9% to $5.38 billion from $4.96 billion. Broadcast revenues jumped 10%, with the ABC network…

Errata

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A story on nominations for the Independent Spirit Awards (VARIETY, Jan. 21) incorrectly listed Caldecott Chubb, Thomas Byrnes and Darin Scott as producers of “Pump Up The Volume.” They are producers…

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MPAA Aims To Sink Princess Video Doings

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The Motion Picture Assn. of America has accused Princess Cruises of illegally copying and showing movies on its ships. A copyright infringement lawsuit alleges that movies are being copied and shown…

'Cop' Collars Big Biz In U.K.

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The heaviest snowfalls in recent memory over southeast England combined with a Siberian blast of subfreezing temps to chill the U.K. boxoffice late in the session, but not before Universal's…

Data

Domestic Film DAILY

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

  1. 1

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Daily Gross:$1.5M

    Cume to08.27.14: $256.7M

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    1
    Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
  2. 2

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Daily Gross:$1.1M

    Cume to08.27.14: $149.6M

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    2
    Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
  3. 3

    If I Stay

    Daily Gross:$1.0M

    Cume to08.27.14: $19.5M

    If I Stay

    3
    Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%

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Edwards' CBS Deal

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The Blake Edwards Co. and New World Entertainment are developing a series of telefilms intended to star Jacqueline Bisset, Catherine Deneuve and Linda Evans for CBS. Two vidpix are expected to begin…

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Image Ent. Grows Postprod Arm

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Laserdisk distrib Image Entertainment is branching into postproduction with the opening of Image Post. Facility will support creation and evaluation of video masters for disk replication and on-line…

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Baltimore Blowout

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Scripps Howard Broadcasting Co., citing dissatisfaction with closing terms, terminated its deal to buy Gillett-owned WMAR-TV Baltimore. According to Dow Jones, under the agreement Scripps would have…

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Fox Digs 'Babes'

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FBC has ordered five additional episodes of the Twentieth TV sitcom “Babes,” bringing its order to a full 22. The sitcom averages a 7.1 rating/11 share in Nielsen season-to-date, falling at least 45%…