GreenPark Sports Raises $8.5 Million

GreenPark Sports, a startup that connects fans with sports teams, has completed an $8.5 million seed funding round.

Womens Football League Hires President

The Womens Football League Association has named Shawn “Pescas” Costner as president of the new sports league.

FilmL.A.’s Television Report Finds California Featured in 44 Percent of Shows

California was used as a location for filming nearly half of all scripted television programs in the current season, according to a report released Wednesday by FilmL.A.

Liberman Broadcasting Emerges from Chapter 11

Spanish-language broadcasting company LBI Media has completed its reorganization plan and emerged from Chapter 11 protection.

Warner Bros. Partnership to Produce Video Game

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced Thursday a publishing and distribution agreement with videogame developer IO Interactive.

Activist Investor Wins Seats on Tix Board

An activist investor in Tix Corp. has joined the company’s board of directors.

Cinedigm to Live Stream Saturn Awards

Cinedigm’s fan-focused network CONtv will live stream the Saturn Awards on Sept. 13.

NBC4 Promotes Perelman to Assistant News Director

Marina Perelman has been named assistant news director at NBC4/KNBC.

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Disney Sells YES Network to Amazon, Sinclair Investor Group

Walt Disney Co. has sold its 80 percent stake in the YES Network to a newly formed investor group that includes Amazon.com Inc., Yankee Global Enterprises and Sinclair Broadcast Group.

SAG-AFTRA Reelects Carteris as President

Members of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists voted Aug. 28 to give Gabrielle Carteris another two-year term as president.

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Carl’s Jr., AT&T Among Warner Bros. Partners to Promote ‘It’

Carl’s Jr., AT&T, Pop Secret and National Cinemedia are just some of the promotional partners Warner Bros. has collected for its New Line Cinema subsidiary’s “It Chapter Two.”

Sherman Oaks Cinema Features Hollywood Photo Exhibition

ArcLight Cinema in Sherman Oaks is hosting a photography exhibit celebrating the work of photojournalist and Hollywood portrait photographer Mark Sennet.

L.A.'s New Football Team Named Wildcats

The XFL, a professional football league that will start in February revealed its team names and logos Aug. 21, with Los Angeles getting the moniker of Wildcats.

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Valley Cannabis Advisory Group Presents Industry Trend Report

Sherman Oaks-based Primary Growth Partners, an advisory group focused on the cannabis industry, presented its California Trend Report.

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Insomniac Games Bought by Sony

Burbank video game developer Insomniac Games has been purchased by Sony for an undisclosed amount.

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