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January 24, 1996 | AMY HARMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Moving to broaden its reach in electronic media, Times Mirror Co. said Tuesday that it has acquired Hollywood Online, a Santa Monica-based provider of online entertainment information. Times Mirror said it plans to combine information from its publications, including the Los Angeles Times and other newspapers, with material on Hollywood Online's World Wide Web site.
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March 23, 2007 | Rick Wartzman
The latest brouhaha over alleged copyright infringement on the Internet has pitted some of the biggest names in corporate America against each other: Viacom Inc. Chairman Sumner Redstone versus Google Inc. Chief Executive Eric Schmidt. But you'd be wise to keep your eyes on two other guys who, in a small way, are helping to transform the media landscape: Christopher Allan Smith and Ryan Neisz.
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March 6, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Hollywood Online to Provide National Movie Listings: The National Assn. of Theatre Owners and Hollywood Online will team up to provide nationwide movie listings and other interactive movie information via the Internet and online services. Under the alliance, HOL, a subsidiary of Times Mirror Co., will incorporate the listings into its own online sites, as well as creating new World Wide Web sites for participating theater chains.
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January 12, 1999 | Bloomberg News
Big Entertainment Inc., which sells movie and TV memorabilia over the Internet, said it agreed to buy Times Mirror Co.'s Hollywood Online Inc., which runs a news site about film, for $31 million in stock, to broaden its product line and attract more users. Boca Raton, Fla.
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October 9, 1994 | Robert Levine
In the future, feature films may travel directly to viewers' televisions via the information superhighway, but studios have already started to use telecommunications technology to send their marketing campaigns straight into the homes and onto the computer screens of potential moviegoers. In the last year, almost every major studio has done marketing for at least one of its films on such commercial on-line services as America Online and Compuserve.
BUSINESS
January 12, 1999 | Bloomberg News
Big Entertainment Inc., which sells movie and TV memorabilia over the Internet, said it agreed to buy Times Mirror Co.'s Hollywood Online Inc., which runs a news site about film, for $31 million in stock, to broaden its product line and attract more users. Boca Raton, Fla.
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March 23, 2007 | Rick Wartzman
The latest brouhaha over alleged copyright infringement on the Internet has pitted some of the biggest names in corporate America against each other: Viacom Inc. Chairman Sumner Redstone versus Google Inc. Chief Executive Eric Schmidt. But you'd be wise to keep your eyes on two other guys who, in a small way, are helping to transform the media landscape: Christopher Allan Smith and Ryan Neisz.
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April 17, 1994 | DANIEL CERONE, Daniel Cerone is a Times staff writer
Jeff Gold, senior vice president of creative services for Warner Bros. Records, was sitting at home behind his computer late one night last October. He was off duty, but he wanted to check up on a new project. His department had just launched a computer on-line forum to distribute consumer information about Warner Bros. labels and artists, and to interact directly with the fans who discuss their favorite music every day on computer "bulletin boards" across the nation. There were no staff members to monitor the new forum on a service called America Online, so Gold and several co-workers were doing it in their spare time.
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August 2, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Hollywood Online Expands Offerings: The leading provider of online entertainment information, which is owned by Times Mirror Co., publisher of The Times, said it had relaunched its World Wide Web site with expanded content and debuted three new Web sites. The main site at http://www.hollywood.com now features a guide of current and upcoming movies--including reviews, synopses and photos--as well as an expanded entertainment news area with stories from The Times and other sources.
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July 22, 1994 | AMY HARMON
Interactive: Columbia Pictures plans to intensify its efforts to promote its films on-line. Working with Los Angeles-based Hollywood Online Inc., the studio will create video clips, photo and text materials based on its movies, which subscribers to on-line services can look at and download to their personal computers. The studio also plans to launch a "Talk to Columbia" mailbox on America Online in conjunction with the movie "Blankman," opening Aug. 19.
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March 6, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Hollywood Online to Provide National Movie Listings: The National Assn. of Theatre Owners and Hollywood Online will team up to provide nationwide movie listings and other interactive movie information via the Internet and online services. Under the alliance, HOL, a subsidiary of Times Mirror Co., will incorporate the listings into its own online sites, as well as creating new World Wide Web sites for participating theater chains.
BUSINESS
January 24, 1996 | AMY HARMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Moving to broaden its reach in electronic media, Times Mirror Co. said Tuesday that it has acquired Hollywood Online, a Santa Monica-based provider of online entertainment information. Times Mirror said it plans to combine information from its publications, including the Los Angeles Times and other newspapers, with material on Hollywood Online's World Wide Web site.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 9, 1994 | Robert Levine
In the future, feature films may travel directly to viewers' televisions via the information superhighway, but studios have already started to use telecommunications technology to send their marketing campaigns straight into the homes and onto the computer screens of potential moviegoers. In the last year, almost every major studio has done marketing for at least one of its films on such commercial on-line services as America Online and Compuserve.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 17, 1994 | DANIEL CERONE, Daniel Cerone is a Times staff writer
Jeff Gold, senior vice president of creative services for Warner Bros. Records, was sitting at home behind his computer late one night last October. He was off duty, but he wanted to check up on a new project. His department had just launched a computer on-line forum to distribute consumer information about Warner Bros. labels and artists, and to interact directly with the fans who discuss their favorite music every day on computer "bulletin boards" across the nation. There were no staff members to monitor the new forum on a service called America Online, so Gold and several co-workers were doing it in their spare time.
BUSINESS
April 24, 1996
Robert N. Brisco has been promoted to senior vice president of marketing and new business development at the Los Angeles Times. In his new position, Brisco, who was vice president of marketing and new business development, continues to be responsible for advertising marketing, strategic planning, the Los Angeles Times Syndicate and new business operations at The Times.
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April 14, 2000
Several film festivals have put out recent calls for entries. Among them: * The fourth annual Hollywood Film Festival will accept submissions through April 30. The festival, to be held Aug. 2-7 at venues including the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and Paramount Studios, will also select five finalist films each month for the Hollywood Online Film Festival, with finalists shown and voted on at http://www.etonline.com. Online winners will be shown as part of August's Hollywood Film Festival.
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