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Coronavirus Closes Two Disney Theme Parks

Hong Kong Disneyland on Sunday closed because of the Coronavirus, making it the second Disney park to close after Shanghai Disneyland on Saturday.

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Disney Divests FoxNext Game Studio

Walt Disney Co. in Burbank sold game developer FoxNext Games to Culver City-based mobile game publisher Scopely Inc. for an undisclosed sum.

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Location Filming Posts Decline in 2019

On-location filming dropped last year compared to the prior year, despite increases in television comedies and web-based content.

Conejo Valley Company Launches TV App for Women

Bold Screen Media in Thousand Oaks has launched BestSelf TV, an app for women’s lifestyle content available on the Roku platform.

Burbank Music Studio Sells for $3.4 Million

A private owner/user has purchased a music studio in Burbank for $3.35 million.

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Salem Media Adds 'Dan Proft Show'

Conservative and Christian-slanting radio talk broadcaster Salem Media Group in Camarillo will syndicate a new program called the “Dan Proft Show” beginning next week.

Liberman Broadcasting Appoints Senior Leaders

Spanish-language broadcaster LBI Media announced last week the appointments of Ivan Stoilkovich as executive vice president of television programming and Jason Hall as executive vice president of advertising sales.

Tix Board Member Resigns, Replaced by Vegas Developer

Tix Corp. announced Friday the resignation of David Saxe as a member of the board of directors, effective Dec. 16.

Cinedigm Buys Stake in Chinese Entertainment Company

Cinedigm Corp. announced Thursday its intention to buy a 29 percent stake in a Chinese film and video production company.

Cast & Crew Recruits First Chief Commercial Officer

Graham Younger has been named chief commercial officer at entertainment accounting firm Cast & Crew.

NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke to Step Down

NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke will step down from his position in 2020 and NBCU executive Jeff Shell is expected to replace him.

Preview: Major League Baseball to Jettison the Jethawks?

Pushback on plan to cancel farm teams.

Camarillo Promotional Products Company to Close

A Camarillo promotional products company is shutting down its operation in Ventura County, resulting in the loss of 145 jobs.

'Babylon,' 'Little Shop of Horrors' Among Films Awarded Tax Credits

The big-budget feature “Babylon” and a remake of “Little Shop of Horrors" were among 13 films to receive tax credits from the state, the California Film Commission.

Disney Reports Strong Fourth Quarter

The Walt Disney Co. beat Wall Street expectations on adjusted earnings and revenue in the fiscal fourth quarter.

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