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NIKKI FINKE SLAMS DOOR ON DEPARTING SALES EXEC

June 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Deadline.com’s Nikki Finke has greeted word that Lynne Segall is quitting MMC, Deadline’s corporate parent, to become publisher of The Hollywood Reporter with a 1,300-word “good riddance.” While calling Segall “a tireless ad sales machine with great Hollywood connections,” she accused her of ethical offenses that jeopardized the integrity of her website. As soon as […]

REPORTS: CBS HALTS TALKS WITH COURIC

May 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS has halted discussions with Katie Couric over hosting a possible syndicated talk show when she steps down as anchor of the CBS Evening News next month, published reports said today (Thursday). “The negotiations just went on way too long,” a person familiar with the situation told the Hollywood Reporter. “The deal just kept getting […]

L.A. FILMING: UP (ONE REPORT); DOWN (ANOTHER REPORT)

October 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

There was good news and bad news coming out of FilmL.A., the group that coordinates the issuance of film permits to shoot outdoors in the Los Angeles area. The Hollywood Reporter accentuated the negative, headlining, “Few Tax Credits Spur Decline in L.A. film Shoots.” The trade paper’s lede observed that feature film location shooting dropped […]

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER TO GET MAKEOVER

September 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Ending an 80-year struggle to supplant Daily Variety as the trade paper of record for the entertainment industry, The Hollywood Reporter will become a weekly print magazine next month, featuring a mix of “analytical” and feature articles and photo spreads, accompanied by a daily digital publication in PDF format, the New York Times reported today […]