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Entertainment Executive Barbara Dunn-Leonard Dies at 60

Longtime entertainment executive Barbara Dunn-Leonard died in her sleep from natural causes on Nov. 9. She was 60. Dunn-Leonard worked in senior management at Ralph Edwards Productions (REP) from 1983 until her retirement in 2009. She was best known for co-producing “The People’s Court” with Stu Billet Productions and for working in the early days of the radio and television ...

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Variety Nominated for 32 LA Press Club Entertainment Awards

Variety has been nominated for 32 National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards presented by the Los Angeles Press Club, including one for the best entertainment publication. Cynthia Littleton, managing editor of television at Variety, was nominated for journalist of the year, and chief film critic Owen Gleiberman is up for critic of the year. Littleton scored three additional nominations, two ...

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Theater Chain AMC Entertainment Slides to $42.7 Million Loss, Blames Box Office

Citing lousy box office performance, AMC Entertainment Holdings has reported a third-quarter loss of $ 42.7 million, compared with earnings of $ 30.4 million for the 2016 quarter. AMC made the announcement after the stock market closed Monday afternoon. Shares fell 9% in afterhours trading on the New York Stock Exchange to $ 11.10, down $ 1.10. “We have … ...

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Randy Freer named CEO of Hulu as Mike Hopkins moves to Sony Pictures Entertainment

Streaming service Hulu is abruptly switching gears, hiring a high-level Fox television executive, Randy Freer, as its chief executive, to replace Mike Hopkins, who is moving to Sony Pictures Entertainment, according to several people familiar with the move. The shuffle, which is expected to be announced Tuesday m… ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times

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