MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT

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Live Nation Runs Lap Around Other Promoters

Live Nation Entertainment Inc. makes more money in ticket sales from its artists' shows than the company’s top 15 global competitors combined.

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Will LA Stall Netflix Plan?

ENTERTAINMENT: Deal for Egyptian may face hurdles

Netflix Inc. may face hurdles in its quest to buy an iconic Hollywood theater.

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Broadband Assets, Political Ads Drive Entravision

Media company focuses on Latino audience, boosts advertiser tech

SPECIAL REPORT: LARGEST PUBLIC COMPANIES

UTA Adds Sports Agents, Aims for Crossover Deals

United Talent Agency has hired LeBron James’ agent Rich Paul to run the agency’s new sports division — the latest instance of Hollywood talent agencies shifting their business models beyond entertainment industry representation.

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LA Weekly Owners Quietly Settle Dispute

A dispute between the owners of LA Weekly has quietly settled, but the alternative paper’s future remains unclear as the publication has reduced its size and cut back on distribution.

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Beverly Hills PE Firm Regent Buys French Cycling Company Mavic

Beverly Hills-based private equity firm Regent has purchased French cycling company Mavic from Amer Sports, a Finnish-based headquartered sporting goods company.

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Live Nation Clears Hurdle to Purchase Promoter

ENTERTAINMENT: Acquisition of MCD Productions would boost company’s international expansion

EVENT PROMOTION Live Nation Entertainment’s acquisition of MCD Productions clears hurdle

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Warner Sets Streaming Plan

ENTERTAINMENT: HBO Max enters growing field

ENTERTAINMENT: HBO Max enters growing field

Writers, Agents Face Long Fight

ENTERTAINMENT: Dispute could last years, alter industry

ENTERTAINMENT: Dispute could last years, alter industry

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Former StyleHaul Executive Indicted for Embezzlement

The former controller for digital media company StyleHaul Inc. was indicted July 9 on charges of embezzling $22 million from the now defunct Hollywood outfit.

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WarnerMedia Joins Field of Streams

WarnerMedia announced July 9 the launch of HBO Max, its entry into the increasingly crowded digital streaming field.

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THE SUITE LIFE

Amina Belouizdad I The Private Suite

Amina Belouizdad, chief commercial officer of 2-year-old Private Suite at Los Angeles International Airport, jokes that she keeps bottles of Dom Perignon champagne on hand at all times “in case of emergency.”

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Lions Gate Says No to New York

MEDIA: Studio nixes Times Square amusement center

MEDIA: Studio nixes Times Square amusement center

Immortals Answers ‘Call of Duty’

ESPORTS: Culver City firm commits to ownership of LA franchise in new league

ESPORTS: Culver City firm commits to ownership of LA franchise in new league

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Getting In tune

Management and workers both benefit from unionization at KCRW, KPCC

Management and workers both benefit from unionization at KCRW, KPCC

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