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Disney Beats Predictions on Earnings, But Not Revenue

Walt Disney Co. beat Wall Street expectations on earnings but missed on revenue during the fiscal second quarter.

Television Pushes Up Location Filming in First Quarter

On-location television filming returned to Los Angeles in a big way during the first quarter, according to figures released by FilmL.A.

HBO Max Grows Subscription Base

Streaming service HBO Max and cable television network HBO added more than 2 million new domestic subscribers in the first quarter.

Updated Regulation Allows Out-of-State Customers at Theme Parks, Concerts

A small update to the California Blueprint for a Safer Economy on Tuesday allowed vaccinated out-of-state visitors to attend venues and events – including theme parks – restricted to in-state visitors only.

Universal Studios Hollywood Reopens to Public

Universal Studios Hollywood opened for guests to visit the theme park’s rides and attractions, including the all-new “The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash!” and “Jurassic World—The Ride.”

Laemmle Theaters Newhall Open for Business

Laemmle Theaters Newhall celebrated its grand opening Friday after extended delays caused by the coronavirus.

Disneyland, California Adventure Tickets Go on Sale April 15

Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday that tickets for its Southern California theme parks will go on sale to the public on April 15, according to media reports.

Warner Bros. Drops Plan for Hollywood Sign Tram

Warner Bros. Entertainment has backed off from its proposal to build a $100 million aerial tram to take visitors to the Hollywood sign.

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Preview: The Valley's Streaming War

Three local movie studios plus Netflix battle for subscribers in entertainment's online frontier.

Universal Studios to Reopen Shops, Restaurants as State Loosens Theme Park Guidelines

Universal Studios Hollywood theme park will reopen shops and restaurants on weekends at its Universal City campus beginning March 12, while state regulations promise the reopening of all theme parks at limited capacity as soon as April 1.

Salem Ends Year With Profitable Quarter

Salem Media Group Inc. beat Wall Street estimates on revenue and earnings in the fourth quarter.

Disney to Close 60 Retail Stores

Walt Disney Co. will shutter at least 60 of its Disney retail stores in North America this year.

Memes and Viral Videos Join Loop Media Networks

Loop Media Inc., the Glendale distributor of short form video, has signed a partnership with Doing Things Media to bring that company’s content to Loop business customers.

Valley Studios Win Tax Credits for Feature Films

A number of San Fernando Valley studios and production companies will receive financing for feature film projects from the latest round of tax credits under the state’s Film & TV Tax Credit Program.

Magic Mountain Plans to Reopen in Spring

Six Flags Entertainment Corp. announced plans to reopen its Magic Mountain theme park in Valencia this spring.

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