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Disney, Northrop Grumman Nix Partnership

Criticism over partnering with Northrop Grumman Corp. led Marvel Entertainment over the weekend to cancel a deal to produce a comic book with the aerospace and defense contractor, according to media reports.

KCETLink Outsources Production Facilities

KCETLink Media Group, the independent television network in Burbank, has outsourced its broadcast origination operations and production facilities, the company announced Thursday.

Disney's Iger to Step Down in 2019

Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Robert Iger will step down in two years, according to media reports.

Disney Licenses 'Incredibles' to Jakks Pacific

Santa Monica-based Jakks Pacific Inc. has secured a multiyear licensing deal with Walt Disney Co. to manufacture toys for “The Incredibles” animated movies franchise, the company announced Wednesday.

L.A. Salesman to Manage Salem's San Diego Radio Stations

Broadcaster Salem Media Group in Camarillo has promoted the sales manager of its KKLA-FM Los Angeles radio station to the role of general manager for its San Diego station cluster.

Spielberg Takes CEO Role at Amblin Partners

Steven Spielberg has taken over the role of chief executive at his production company Amblin Partners following the resignation of Michael Wright.

ProVision Hires New CEO, Expands Board

Provision Holding, Inc. has hired Mark Leonard as its chief executive.

Fernando Award Given to Insurance Agent

Paul Davis, a civically involved small-business owner, on Saturday won the Fernando Award, considered the top honor for volunteerism in the San Fernando Valley and one of the top such awards in the country.

Ventura County Star Buildings Sold

The Ventura County Star buildings in Camarillo sold last month to a New York City real estate investment company that specializes in buying and repurposing former media and newspaper properties.

Disney to Close Florida Theme Parks for Hurricane Irma

Walt Disney Co.’s Florida resort will close for two days as Hurricane Irma makes it ways toward that state.

Disney Drops on Iger Comments

Shares of Walt Disney Co. dropped more than 4 percent Thursday after Chief Executive Robert Iger said the company’s fiscal 2017 earnings would be similar to the previous year’s.

Blizzard Opens E-Sports Complex in Burbank

Video game developer Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. has opened a new venue to host live e-sports gaming competitions in Burbank.

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Investor Takes Majority Stake in Cinedigm

Cinedigm Corp. shareholders have approved the sale of 20 million shares to Bison Entertainment Investment Ltd. in a deal valued at $30 million.

Salem Taps Triton Digital for Podcast Strategy

Salem Media Group Inc. has tapped Triton Digital, a Sherman Oaks-based technology provider for the audio industry, to build out its podcast strategy.

Salem Media Acquires Investment Newsletter

Salem Media Group Inc.’s investment publication division, Eagle Financial Publications, has acquired Intelligence Report, a financial strategy newsletter. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.