March 12, 2008 |
The Emmy Awards are moving from the venerable Shrine Auditorium to the new Nokia Theatre in downtown L.A. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences signed a 10-year deal with Anschutz Entertainment Group to stage the annual Emmys show at the 6,500-seat Nokia, starting with this year's show on Sept. 21. The Emmys' after-show Governors Ball will be held next door at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
February 20, 2002 |
Anschutz Entertainment Group named veteran music executive Randy Phillips as chief of its live-entertainment division, which has promoted tours by such acts as Britney Spears and Barry Manilow. Phillips, a former artist manager who ran the Red Ant record label, will oversee an operation that includes concert promoters AEG Concerts and Goldenvoice as well as music pay-per-view outfit Spring Communications.
March 14, 2013 |
Billionaire Philip Anschutz tapped longtime finance man Dan Beckerman to take the helm of AEG after the sale of the company was halted Thursday. Beckerman will now serve as chief executive and president of Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc., replacing Tim Leiweke, who is leaving the company. AEG: A look back But who is Beckerman? Here's a rundown: -- Beckerman joined AEG in 1997 as chief financial officer of the Los Angeles Kings. -- Before he joined AEG, Beckerman was vice president of finance for the Los Angeles Clippers for two seasons.
March 13, 2003 |
Anschutz Entertainment Group said it settled a contract dispute with Nederlander Concerts and reached a new deal to share booking and promotion of events at Staples Center. Sources said the two firms reached a financial settlement to resolve a dispute about payments Nederlander guaranteed to Anschutz as part of its exclusive booking contract.
March 14, 2013 |
Philip Anschutz, the billionaire chairman of AEG, announced Thursday that the sale of the behemoth entertainment company would be halted. Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc. owns L.A. Live, Staples Center and the Los Angeles Kings, among other holdings. AEG: A look back Here is the full text of the statement the company released Thursday: "The Anschutz Company announced today that it will retain ownership of Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc. and terminate the sales process for AEG. Philip F. Anschutz, as Chairman of AEG, will resume a more active role in the Company, with a particular focus on the Company's world-wide strategy and operations.
June 18, 2008
Re "Subsidies may aid L.A. Live," June 14 Let me get this straight. Staples Center owner Philip Anschutz is the 41st richest man in America. He, through the Anschutz Entertainment Group, is investing about $2.5 billion in the L.A. Live project. Yet he still needs an additional $30 million from a state bond fund that was voter approved for low-income housing. Considering the size of the project, this amount is a rounding error. I don't recall language in the proposition presented to the voters that said the money could be used in furtherance of a private development, but I might be mistaken.