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Media Stars

Jeff Worthe and his Worthe Real Estate Group have assembled a large portfolio in the Media District. Its centerpiece is the former NBC Studios, acquired in 2007 for about $250 million and renamed BurbMap: Projects in the Burbank Media District.

By Elliot Golan April 21, 2014 midnight   $$ Share

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Cancer Survivor Medved Signs Salem Contract Extension

Salem Media Group Inc. announced today that its Salem Radio Network and talk host Michael Medved reached an agreement to extend his current syndication contract to the end of 2018.

Disney Sets Revenue Record

Walt Disney Co. matched analyst expectations on revenue for the fourth quarter but missed on earnings per share.

DreamWorks Posts Loss, Beats Estimates

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. beat Wall Street expectations in earnings and revenue for the third quarter, helped by strong increases from its television and consumer products divisions.

Revenue Rises at Crown Media

A rise in advertising sales at Crown Media Holdings Inc. resulted in an improvement in revenue for the third quarter.

Disney Wades Into Streaming Content Overseas

INTERNET: Media giant aims to cast large shadow with TV, film offerings in U.K.

Walt Disney Co. is jumping into the direct-to-consumer streaming market with a new service starting next month in the United Kingdom.

DreamWorks Director Brings Telecom Expertise

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. named a telecommunications executive to serve on its board of directors.

Triton Digital to Measure iHeart Radio Sites

Triton Digital will provide its audience measurement service to the streaming audio content of national broadcaster IHeartMedia Inc., the companies announced Thursday.

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Students Get Industrial With Project

Northrop-sponsored science competition eyes future workers.

Education: A science fair could yield future employees for Northrop Grumman.

Telecommunications Company Fails to Connect

Technology: MRV is back on the Nasdaq, but shares have dipped since listing.

Technology: MRV Communications regains a listing on Nasdaq.

Credit Card Processor Pushes Limits With Product

Electronics: New suite of services introduced at Las Vegas trade show.

Total Merchant Services is branching out.

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Simi Valley Set to Join Race for Visitor Dollars

Marketing: City could be latest to assess hotel fee to form tourism district.

Simi Valley is close to joining the growing list of local cities to establish a tourism business improvement district, or TBID.

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Life After Leno

Sure, it was a blow when ‘The Tonight Show’ moved to New York, but developer Jeff Worthe has big plans for the Media District, where he owns millions of square feet.

Development: Despite vacancies, Burbank’s Media District readies for a rebound.

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A Change of Heart for Old ‘Tonight Show’ Studios

Entertainment: Johnny Carson’s old stage is showcase for pop singers.

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Hope for the District’s Notorious Triangular Lot

Focus: Bob Hope’s legacy lives on a small triangle of land on Olive Avenue.