Universal Strikes Film Deal With LeBron James’ SpringHill Co.

On the eve of the Los Angeles Lakers’ first NBA Finals appearance in 10 years, LeBron James’ SpringHill Co. has scored off the court.

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Disney to Lay Off 28,000 in Parks Division

Walt Disney Co.’s park division said Monday it is reducing its staff count as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with 28,000 domestic employees affected.

Cinedigm Horror Channel to Launch on Roku

Cinedigm Corp. has signed an agreement with video streamer Roku to distribute the Bloody Disgusting channel.

Preview: No Fans in Stands Make for Ticketless Season

ENTERTAINMENT: Calabasas firm manages sports spending for companies.

Valley Area Women Honored

Eight local women standouts were given awards Thursday at the San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s annual Women’s Council.

Daily Wire Leaves Sherman Oaks for Nashville

Conservative news and opinion website The Daily Wire will relocate its headquarters from Sherman Oaks to Nashville.

Loop Media Inks Distribution Deal for Music Videos

Loop Media Inc. has signed a deal to distribute 19 music video channels through DistroTV, an independent free streaming television service.

Cinedigm to Distribute Progressive Political Channel

Cinedigm Corp. has partnered with Party Crashers Media to distribute a progressive political, news and lifestyle network.

Hit Parader to Launch Celebrity E-Sports Competition

Universal City production studio Hit Parader plans to launch an e-sports platform for celebrities.

Preview: Cartoon Valley

With the rest of the entertainment industry stalled, animation expands its footprint.

Disney, Warner Bros. Settle VidAngel Copyright Lawsuit

Walt Disney Co. and Warner Bros Entertainment have settled a copyright lawsuit with a company that has a technology for editing out undesired content from movies and TV shows streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime.

Location Filming Dipped in August, But FilmL.A. Sees Uptick in Fall

During August, FilmL.A. processed about 44 percent of the number of on-location filming applications it would expect under normal summer conditions.

Slow Summer for Location Filming Since Reopening

FilmL.A. has processed about 34 percent of its usual application load since film and television production resumed in mid-June after being shut down due to coronavirus outbreak.

Tix Reports Zero Revenue During Las Vegas Closure

Tix Corp. brought in no revenue during the second quarter as its discount ticket booths in Las Vegas were shut down due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Universal Studios Cancels Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights has been cancelled this year at Universal Studios Hollywood in Universal City due to the coronavirus outbreak.