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Universal Buys into Spielberg’s Amblin

Universal Filmed Entertainment has taken a minority stake in the film and television production company headed up by Steven Spielberg.

Valley Studios Win Film Tax Credits

The California Film Commission selected 22 feature films to receive tax credits from the state’s expanded production incentive program.

Former Congressman Joins Salem Media

Former U.S. congressman and radio personality Joe Walsh will join Salem Radio Network’s national line-up later this month, Camarillo media broadcaster Salem Media Group has announced.

Earnings: Capstone, Point.360

Capstone Turbine Corp.’s beat analyst expectations despite a substantial loss.

Disney Beats Estimates on Earnings, Misses on Revenue

Walt Disney Co. beat Wall Street estimates on earnings for the fiscal first quarter but fell short in revenue projections.

Report: Iger May Stay Longer at Disney

Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Robert Iger may extend his stay as head of the company, according to media reports.

Katzenberg Raises Funds for New Venture

Former DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg has raised nearly $600 million for a new venture, according to a federal filing.

Salem Selects Leader for Eagle Wellness

Salem Media Group in Camarillo has promoted Maritza Lizama, the marketing head of its health division, to general manager.

Canyon Club Coming to Santa Clarita

Sterling Venue Ventures, the company that operates the Canyon Club restaurant and performance venue in Agoura Hills, is opening a new location in Santa Clarita, according to the L.A. Daily News.

Salem Buys ChristianConcertAlerts.com

Salem Media Group in Camarillo has announced the acquisition of ChristianConcertAlerts.com, an internet resource for news and events about Christian music artists.

Tull Out as Chief of Legendary Entertainment

Thomas Tull has stepped down as chief executive of Legendary Entertainment, the production company he founded and made into a Hollywood powerhouse and then sold to Dalian Wanda Group Co. Ltd. of China a year ago.

Location Filming Rose 6 Percent in 2016

On-location film, television and commercial production increased by more than 6 percent last year compared to 2015, according to figures released Tuesday by FilmL.A.

Salem Syndicates ‘Good Clean Fun’ in 60 Markets

Salem Media Group announced Tuesday that its show “Good Clean Fun with Kevin and Taylor” will launch in 60 markets across the United States.

Television Powers Filming in Santa Clarita

The City of Santa Clarita issued more than 500 on-location filming permits last year, with television shows accounting for more than half the total.

Salem Ends Bill Bennett Show

Salem Media Group Inc. has ended a morning interview series featuring broadcast personality Bill Bennett, the company announced Wednesday.