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20th Century Fox's 'Hidden Figures' dominated the four-day holiday weekend.
Seven films are projected to top $10 million in sales this weekend.
The 10 most anticipated movies of 2017 run the gamut from sequels to animated to the world's best-known franchise.
'Rogue One' narrowly beat 'Hidden Figures' for the top box office spot this weekend.
Lions Gate already has ramped up the number of theaters playing the musical and added IMAX showings, with another boost set for this weekend.
"La La Land," "Moonlight" and "Manchester by the Sea" are expected to get the biggest box office boost from the awards show.
Despite several new movies debuting this weekend, the box office has difficult expectations to live up to compared to last year.
Thanks to President-elect Trump's promise of corporate tax cuts, Spotify, MGM, T-Mobile, Pandora and Epix could all be on the acquisition block.
CEO Bob Bakish needs cash to lower debt and invest in new programming, especially at Viacom's MTV network. His best option may be selling some other networks, even VH1.
After growing nearly fourfold in the past five years, ticket sales in China are set for only a slight increase this year, bad news for studio profit margins.
As 2017 comes into view, we offer some media industry predictions at a time when content companies and pay-TV operators are playing musical chairs, hoping not to be left behind.
Studios will spent $1 million or more to campaign for Oscar nominations to boost box office.
Lionsgate's (LGF) 'La La Land' premiered in just five theaters this weekend and had the best opening theater average of 2016.
Analysts expect a lackluster weekend at the box office as consumers may opt for holiday shopping over going to the movies.
Amid media consolidation, the owners of cable channel Epix considering a possible IPO for the channel.
Lions Gate looks to 'maximize' its investment in the premium cable channel through an offering or sale after taking on $2.9 billion in debt in connection with the Starz deal.
Television and film stocks fell Wednesday morning on concerns that uncertainties about a Trump administration would prompt advertisers to pull back on spending and halt progress on mergers and acquisitions.
'Doctor Strange' was the number one film this weekend, giving Marvel and its parent, Disney, a big shot in the arm.
Which stocks have shown these patterns in the past week.
Lions Gate's (LGF) stock rating was increased to 'outperform' on Friday after the company late yesterday posted better-than-expected 2017 fiscal second-quarter results.
Premium entertainment network EPIX today announced that Mark Greenberg has renewed his agreement to serve as President and CEO.
China's investments are expanding beyond technology into popular culture. That has the U.S. government worried.
Here are Friday's top research calls, including upgrades for Express Scripts and Lions Gate, and downgrades for Qorvo and Whole Foods.
The movie studio expects to wrap up its planned merger within the next few weeks.
The Federal Reserve will again convene in the coming week to discuss monetary policy, but investors will instead focus on what it may mean for a rate hike in December.
Lions Gate (LGF) sells shows to 'anyone,' including live-streaming service Netflix (NFLX), said Lions Gate Vice Chairman Michael Burns.
CBS and Viacom are considering a merger despite having very different strategies about how to succeed in a fragmenting media market.
Lions Gate (LGF) has halted its quarterly dividend ahead of its planned merger with Starz (STRZA).
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