A tasty trend for theatergoers

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About the only investment as fiscally risky as opening a Broadway show is opening a restaurant. So the current crush of Rialto types backing projects that combine the theater biz with food service…

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Cablevision spins ahead

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If July is any indication, the whole is worth less than the sum of its parts, at least when it comes to Cablevision Systems and AMC Networks.

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Shark Week gobbles up viewers

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Discovery Channel is pulling out all the digital stops to make the 25th anniversary of Shark Week even more memorable to its huge audience of "fin-actics."

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Getting indie ‘Goats’

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While David Duchovny sports a wildly unkempt beard for most of "Goats," the thesp appeared almost clean-shaven for the pic's L.A. preem Aug. 8 at the Landmark Theater.

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Economic prophets divine pic profits

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Studios pay analysts handsomely to project a film's downstream earnings during its first 10 years of release, but bizzers also can use rough figures to estimate a pic's ancillary prospects.

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B.O. reality gets lost in perception

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During a year of extremes at the worldwide box office, domestic totals are running more than 6% ahead of 2011, while a tally of year-to-date overseas grosses from the six majors trails by almost 4%…

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