Lionsgate is looking to rebrand TV Guide Network in order to distinguish it from the brand's dot-com extension, which the studio is moving closer to unloading, according to sources.
Five months after Lionsgate swooped in to buy TV Guide Network out from under him, media investor Allen Shapiro is back in the picture with a big stake in the cabler.
The "for sale" sign has officially been hung on TV Guide Channel.
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$37.1M Sony / Columbia -63.56%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$968,406 Cumulative:$58.9M Fox -77.28%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$733,441 Cumulative:$18.0M Focus -84.99%
The Motion Picture Assn. of America has appointed tech guru Steve Weinstein to run Movielabs, an R&D outfit the film industry is funding largely to spur development of antipiracy technologies.
Encryption company Macrovision said it has formed a Music Technology Division, with exec Mark Belinsky named as senior VP and general manager of the unit. The company also announced a deal with…
Macrovision said it has acquired Midbar Tech, an Israeli maker of software controlling music copying. It also ended an alli-ance with TTR Technologies while buying that company's software to prevent…
Macrovision Corp. on Monday said its second quarter profits rose 65% to $2.2 million, over $1.3 million a year ago, while revenues were up to $8 million, a gain of 42% for the period. The results…
Agency for the Performing Arts has signed writer-director-producer Tony Chan, whose "Combination Platter" received this year's Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the Sundance Film Festival. He will be…