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United and American airlines try to outdo each other on entertainment

January 31, 2019 |

The nation’s biggest airlines have launched a battle to outdo one another with free onboard entertainment, and it looks as if the winners are music- and TV-loving passengers.

United Airlines fired its latest volley by announcing Wednesday that it has begun to offer free live television on 211 of…


L.A. Times – Business

Walmart Cuts Online Video Deals in Bid to Become Entertainment Hub

October 11, 2018 |

The retail giant teams up with Hollywood studio MGM and an interactive-video startup in its rivalry with Amazon. First up is a remake of “Mr. Mom.”
WSJ.com: US Business

Alaska Airlines offers virtual reality entertainment, but only for a select few passengers

September 29, 2018 |

If virtual reality goggles can let a wearer escape humdrum reality for a more visually exciting world, it is no wonder that airlines are beginning to offer VR entertainment on long-haul flights.

After all, what is more humdrum than a cramped airline seat and stale cabin air?

Alaska Airlines said…


L.A. Times – Business

George Cheeks and Paul Telegdy are named co-chairmen of NBC Entertainment; Bob Greenblatt immediately departs

September 24, 2018 |

Two veteran NBC executives — George Cheeks and Paul Telegdy — were named co-chairmen of NBC Entertainment on Monday, replacing Bob Greenblatt at a time of upheaval in network television.

Greenblatt, who has been NBC’s top programmer for nearly eight years, approached his boss, NBCUniversal Chief…


L.A. Times – Business

Bonnie Eskenazi finds her passion in entertainment law and playing a role in MeToo movement

September 16, 2018 |

Bonnie Eskenazi, 58, is a partner at the Century City law firm Greenberg Glusker, where she has represented some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. She represented Jeffrey Katzenberg in his bitter dispute with the Walt Disney Co., and has litigated matters for Marvel Entertainment…


L.A. Times – Business

Las Vegas’ MGM Resorts, Caesars Entertainment workers to be given panic buttons

July 7, 2018 |

The news marks the second time that the distribution of panic buttons for hotel workers has made headlines this week.
FOX News

Judge clears AT&T purchase of Time Warner, creating entertainment colossus

June 13, 2018 |

A federal judge Tuesday cleared the way for AT&T Inc.’s $ 85.4-billion purchase of Time Warner Inc., creating an entertainment colossus that promises to reshape the media business.

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon’s ruling in the biggest antitrust case of the century is expected to pave the way…


L.A. Times – Business

Entertainment studios turn to virtual reality to entice movie fans

June 4, 2018 |

Sometime far into the future, Phillip Barrigas is a Colonial Marine on a hostile planet, sent on a doomed rescue mission. Swarms of 7-foot-tall aliens chase him as he flees, firing as he goes, watching his ammunition tick down to zero.

In reality, Barrigas, 24, is a school crossing guard standing…


L.A. Times – Business

L.A.-area office rental market holds steady as tech, entertainment companies expand

April 14, 2018 |

Growth among Los Angeles-area companies, especially those in fields related to technology and entertainment, kept the office rental market stable last quarter.

Neighborhoods such as El Segundo and the Westside are most popular with such creative tenants, according to real estate brokerage CBRE.


L.A. Times – Business

Duke porn star no longer wants to be associated with adult entertainment industry

March 12, 2018 |

In the winter of 2014, Duke University’s student body was buzzing: A freshman among them had a side hustle appearing in porn films.
FOX News