Tuesday, October 15, 2019

WILL BOX OFFICE REBOUND IN 2012? ANALYSTS DISAGREE

January 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Two veteran media analysts, Anthony DiClemente of Barclays Capital and Eric Handler of MKM Partners, are predicting a small increase at the domestic box office in 2012 — not as a result of a more exciting film slate attracting more moviegoers but as a result of higher ticket prices. As reported by the Hollywood Reporter, […]

ADVERTISERS NOW SPENDING AS MUCH ON CABLE AS ON BROADCAST

June 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Although advertisers have increased their upfront spending for broadcast television by about 10 percent, they have increased them even more — by about 15 percent — for cable networks, the Wall Street Journal reported today (Monday). The result: advertisers for the the first time are spending as much on cable networks as on broadcast networks. […]

“AMERICAN IDOL” COMPANY MAY BE SOLD TO SHOW’S CREATOR

May 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Simon Fuller, the creator of Britain’s Pop Idol, America’s American Idol, and their assorted offspring, is teaming up with former Barclays Capital banker Roger Jenkins to buy CKX Inc., the company that now owns American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance and other lucrative TV properties, the Wall Street Journal reported today (Friday), citing […]