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Location Filming Increases During First Quarter

On-location film, television and commercial production increased by more than 2 percent in the first quarter compared to a year ago, according to figures released Wednesday by FilmL.A.

Preview: Talkin' a Mouthful

Danny Trejo, star of the “Machete” movies as well as “Desperado” and “Con Air,” is also a restaurant owner.

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Former Warner Bros. Exec Opens Prodco

Former Warner Bros. Pictures executive Sue Kroll has opened her own production company, Kroll & Co. Entertainment, on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank.

Disney Announces Streaming Service Launch Date

Walt Disney Co. will launch its direct-to-consumer streaming service ESPN+ on April 12.

Disney Unveils New Marvel-Themed Park Attractions

Walt Disney Co. will introduce new theme park lands based on Marvel Studios characters at its parks in California, Paris and Honk Kong.

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Radio Stations Owned by Bankrupt iHeartMedia Dominate L.A. Airwaves

The March 14 Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of iHeartMedia could have a major long-term impact on the Los Angeles radio market.

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Tax Benefits Boost Salem Media's Income

Salem Media Group Inc. reported a decrease in revenue but an enormous jump in net income because of tax reform.

Burbank Speed Shop to Display ‘Black Panther’ Lexus at Car Show

West Coast Customs will feature the customized Lexus from the movie “Black Panther” at the DUB Custom Car Show in Los Angeles this weekend.

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Disney Shareholders Reject Executive Compensation Plan

Walt Disney Co. shareholders rejected the compensation plan for Chief Executive Robert Iger and other executives at its annual meeting in Houston on Thursday.

Disney's $100 Million Hospital Strategy

Walt Disney Co. is dedicating $100 million toward putting its brand in children’s hospitals through products, services and cash donations.

Disney Partners With Accenture on Entertainment Tech Lab

Walt Disney Co. has partnered with Accenture on a project to create new entertainment technology.

Raymond James Names Former Disney, MGA Exec to Board

Former Walt Disney Co. executive Anne Gates will join the board of directors of Raymond James Financial, Inc., the financial services firm announced Friday.

Preview: Riding Herd on Movies

Film ranches fill demand for scenery as productions return to California.

New Survey: Disneyland Employees Report Low-Pay Hardships

Disneyland may be the Happiest Place on Earth for visitors, but low wages have caused homelessness, hunger and financial woes for its employees, according to a report released on Feb. 28.

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Comcast Bid Could Disrupt Disney Deal for Fox

Comcast Corp. has offered $31 billion to acquire a British satellite TV network in a deal that could disrupt 21st Century Fox’s plan to sell its stake in venture to Burbank-based Walt Disney Co.