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Entertainment entrepreneur Ryan Kavanaugh, the financial whiz who piloted his own helicopter and sought to rewrite the Hollywood rules of engagement, has been grounded.
Relativity Media, the beleaguered movie and television studio run by Ryan Kavanaugh, is cutting a fifth of its staff, the Beverly Hills company confirmed Wednesday.
Dan Fellman, the veteran president of domestic distribution for Warner Bros. Pictures, will step down from his job by the end of year, the studio announced.
It's locked up more securely than the ladies at Litchfield Penitentiary in "Orange Is the New Black": It's Netflix's viewership data.
Ryan Kavanaugh's beleaguered entertainment company, Relativity Media, is cutting roughly 50 workers as the 11-year-old studio nears a possible bankruptcy filing, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
HBO Now is now available to Verizon customers.
The box office is shaping up for a slow start in August, with the latest "Mission Impossible" expected to open with modest ticket sales this weekend.
The California Film Commission said 254 projects had applied for the second round of the state's newly expanded film and television tax credit.
It took just six minutes for Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos to get hit with a question on viewership data Tuesday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour.
Box-office records continued to drop like flies last week in China as the homegrown "Monkey King: Hero Is Back" surpassed "Kung Fu Panda 2" to become the top-grossing animated film in Chinese history and the live-action/animated "Monster Hunt" became the top-grossing Chinese movie of all time.
Netflix, as it continues to bulk up its muscle within Hollywood, is now seeking to take up residence there.
YouTube Chief Executive Susan Wojcicki unveiled a series of product announcements, including a mobile redesign for the platform, during her keynote speech at VidCon on Thursday.
A gunman opened fire in a movie theater in Lafayette, La., on Thursday night, killing two people and injuring seven, officials said.
The Federal Communications Commission is poised to approve AT&T's purchase of satellite service DirecTV, a $49-billion deal that would transform the phone giant into the nation's largest pay-television operator.
Ron Roza used to travel the world to follow his idol, Bruce Springsteen. Now, he is traveling to follow his daughters' idol: Joey Graceffa.
While five of the six major film studios targeted by European regulators in an antitrust case considered their responses Thursday to what could eventually become a drawn-out legal fight, Walt Disney Co. vowed to fight the action.
Universal Pictures' string of blockbusters, led by "Jurassic World," and "Furious 7," propelled cable giant Comcast's second-quarter earnings.
Tom Calderone, president of VH1, is exiting his post after seven years.
"Pixels" is expected to edge slightly ahead of newcomers and holdovers in what likely will be another busy weekend at the summer box office.
Talks between Starz, the premium pay TV service, and telecommunications giant AT&T appear to be stalling, which could lead to a loss of popular Starz and Encore programming for some subscribers.