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  • Indie film great Miramax shutters
    Friday January 29th 2010

    The Miramax offices in New York and L.A. have closed their doors. The once-mighty specialty label will live on as a shell of its former self as a distribution arm within Disney’s film division — with six releases still in the pipeline and a murky future. There’s no decision yet as to which Disney exec is in charge of Miramax, whether any new Miramax films will go into production or what role Miramax will play in the future as a vehicle for picking up genre films.

  • Will the Apple iPad eat your TV?
    Friday January 29th 2010

    The Apple iPad will probably never replace television, but it is likely to cut a big piece out of it. Chad Evans of MLB.com, the official website of US Major League Baseball, is leading the attack. Last August, MLB.com announced that it was to stream full-length live games for the[…]

  • Canadian investor eyes U.S. media assets
    Thursday January 28th 2010

    Broken broadcast business model? Veteran Canadian ad exec Bruce Claassen still sees value in unwanted local TV stations. Having failed to acquire a struggling Manitoba indie TV station late last year, Claassen’s Bluepoint Investment Corporation has turned its sights to picking up U.S. TV stations put up for sale by national broadcasters. Claassen, backed by Canadian and U.S. investment capital, said he’s doing due diligence on an unspecified U.S. company.

  • Jay Leno hasn’t spoken to Conan O’Brien
    Thursday January 28th 2010

    Jay Leno tells Oprah Winfrey that he hasn’t spoken to Conan O’Brien throughout the recent contentious negotiations over “The Tonight Show.” In quotes provided Wednesday by Harpo Prods., Leno tells Winfrey that “it didn’t seem appropriate” to speak to O’Brien. But Leno said the two comedians might talk when “things cool down.” NBC unseated O’Brien and moved Leno back to the program he had hosted for 17 years. Leno is scheduled to return to “Tonight” on March 1.

  • Sundance’s soiree scene
    Thursday January 28th 2010

    The snow and crowds abated a bit in Sundance’s second week and so did the soirees, with emphasis much firmer on deals. Monday night, helmer Rodrigo Garcia and his “Mother and Child” cast, including Naomi Watts and Samuel L. Jackson, powwowed at a casual dinner. Garcia’s college roommate, Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton, flew in to support his old friend.

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Archives for: January 20105
  • Indie film great Miramax shutters
    Friday January 29th 2010

    The Miramax offices in New York and L.A. have closed their doors. The once-mighty specialty label will live on as a shell of its former self as a distribution arm within Disney’s film division — with six releases still in the pipeline and a murky future. There’s no decision yet as to which Disney exec is in charge of Miramax, whether any new Miramax films will go into production or what role Miramax will play in the future as a vehicle for picking up genre films.

  • Will the Apple iPad eat your TV?
    Friday January 29th 2010

    The Apple iPad will probably never replace television, but it is likely to cut a big piece out of it. Chad Evans of MLB.com, the official website of US Major League Baseball, is leading the attack. Last August, MLB.com announced that it was to stream full-length live games for the[…]

  • Canadian investor eyes U.S. media assets
    Thursday January 28th 2010

    Broken broadcast business model? Veteran Canadian ad exec Bruce Claassen still sees value in unwanted local TV stations. Having failed to acquire a struggling Manitoba indie TV station late last year, Claassen’s Bluepoint Investment Corporation has turned its sights to picking up U.S. TV stations put up for sale by national broadcasters. Claassen, backed by Canadian and U.S. investment capital, said he’s doing due diligence on an unspecified U.S. company.

  • Jay Leno hasn’t spoken to Conan O’Brien
    Thursday January 28th 2010

    Jay Leno tells Oprah Winfrey that he hasn’t spoken to Conan O’Brien throughout the recent contentious negotiations over “The Tonight Show.” In quotes provided Wednesday by Harpo Prods., Leno tells Winfrey that “it didn’t seem appropriate” to speak to O’Brien. But Leno said the two comedians might talk when “things cool down.” NBC unseated O’Brien and moved Leno back to the program he had hosted for 17 years. Leno is scheduled to return to “Tonight” on March 1.

  • Sundance’s soiree scene
    Thursday January 28th 2010

    The snow and crowds abated a bit in Sundance’s second week and so did the soirees, with emphasis much firmer on deals. Monday night, helmer Rodrigo Garcia and his “Mother and Child” cast, including Naomi Watts and Samuel L. Jackson, powwowed at a casual dinner. Garcia’s college roommate, Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton, flew in to support his old friend.

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Archives for: January 20105
  • Indie film great Miramax shutters
    Friday January 29th 2010

    The Miramax offices in New York and L.A. have closed their doors. The once-mighty specialty label will live on as a shell of its former self as a distribution arm within Disney’s film division — with six releases still in the pipeline and a murky future. There’s no decision yet as to which Disney exec is in charge of Miramax, whether any new Miramax films will go into production or what role Miramax will play in the future as a vehicle for picking up genre films.

  • Will the Apple iPad eat your TV?
    Friday January 29th 2010

    The Apple iPad will probably never replace television, but it is likely to cut a big piece out of it. Chad Evans of MLB.com, the official website of US Major League Baseball, is leading the attack. Last August, MLB.com announced that it was to stream full-length live games for the[…]

  • Canadian investor eyes U.S. media assets
    Thursday January 28th 2010

    Broken broadcast business model? Veteran Canadian ad exec Bruce Claassen still sees value in unwanted local TV stations. Having failed to acquire a struggling Manitoba indie TV station late last year, Claassen’s Bluepoint Investment Corporation has turned its sights to picking up U.S. TV stations put up for sale by national broadcasters. Claassen, backed by Canadian and U.S. investment capital, said he’s doing due diligence on an unspecified U.S. company.

  • Jay Leno hasn’t spoken to Conan O’Brien
    Thursday January 28th 2010

    Jay Leno tells Oprah Winfrey that he hasn’t spoken to Conan O’Brien throughout the recent contentious negotiations over “The Tonight Show.” In quotes provided Wednesday by Harpo Prods., Leno tells Winfrey that “it didn’t seem appropriate” to speak to O’Brien. But Leno said the two comedians might talk when “things cool down.” NBC unseated O’Brien and moved Leno back to the program he had hosted for 17 years. Leno is scheduled to return to “Tonight” on March 1.

  • Sundance’s soiree scene
    Thursday January 28th 2010

    The snow and crowds abated a bit in Sundance’s second week and so did the soirees, with emphasis much firmer on deals. Monday night, helmer Rodrigo Garcia and his “Mother and Child” cast, including Naomi Watts and Samuel L. Jackson, powwowed at a casual dinner. Garcia’s college roommate, Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton, flew in to support his old friend.

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