Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsSidney Sheinberg
IN THE NEWS

Sidney Sheinberg

FEATURED ARTICLES
ENTERTAINMENT
March 23, 1988 | DEBORAH CAULFIELD, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
According to MCA Inc.'s most recent proxy statement, actress Lorraine Gary--married to company president Sidney Sheinberg--took home $594,000 for her part in the MCA/Universal Pictures summer bomb, "Jaws 4." But that certainly wasn't the fattest figure in the document. Sheinberg is one of 300 MCA employees provided a "golden parachute," which provides them with payments if they leave after a change in company ownership. Sheinberg would get up to $14.
ARTICLES BY DATE
BUSINESS
April 6, 1995 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
MCA President Sidney Sheinberg, exasperated at being ignored as Matsushita Electric Industrial considers selling the entertainment conglomerate to Seagram Co., took off the gloves Wednesday, saying the Japanese electronics giant "might as well sell it" because the parent firm is destroying MCA. "By virtue of the process they are using, they are in fact doing a lot to destroy the management, so they might as well sell it," Sheinberg said in a telephone interview.
Advertisement
ENTERTAINMENT
January 4, 1995 | RICHARD NATALE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In an industry where last year's charitable cause is as dispensable as last year's blonde, Hollywood Supports has been quietly but deliberately making inroads against AIDS and sexual orientation problems in the workplace since 1991.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 4, 1995 | RICHARD NATALE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In an industry where last year's charitable cause is as dispensable as last year's blonde, Hollywood Supports has been quietly but deliberately making inroads against AIDS and sexual orientation problems in the workplace since 1991.
BUSINESS
April 6, 1995 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
MCA President Sidney Sheinberg, exasperated at being ignored as Matsushita Electric Industrial considers selling the entertainment conglomerate to Seagram Co., took off the gloves Wednesday, saying the Japanese electronics giant "might as well sell it" because the parent firm is destroying MCA. "By virtue of the process they are using, they are in fact doing a lot to destroy the management, so they might as well sell it," Sheinberg said in a telephone interview.
BUSINESS
June 24, 2003 | James Bates, Times Staff Writer
Universal Studios theme parks are known for jaw-dropping experiences. But prospective buyers of the operation have encountered one spectacle that hasn't been widely advertised: an extraordinarily lucrative deal for director Steven Spielberg. According to several executives with knowledge of the 1980s-era arrangement, Spielberg gets an unusually rich cut of receipts from some park operations in return for acting as a consultant to the unit.
BUSINESS
March 22, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
New Film Industry Foundation Formed: The Motion Picture and Television Fund, a charity that provides various health and social services to entertainment industry families, has formed a new foundation chaired by Walt Disney Studios Chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 15, 1991 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Midler on Duty: Bette Midler gets double billing at the fifth annual "Commitment to Life" benefit for AIDS Project Los Angeles Sept. 15 at the Universal Amphitheatre. Midler, one of the evening's honorees, also will be performing in the show that Joe Layton will direct. Other celebrity performers are to be announced shortly. Midler, MCA chief Sidney Sheinberg, producer-manager Barry Krost and Dr.
BUSINESS
October 26, 1991 | From a Times Staff Writer
The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into possible insider trading in MCA stock before merger talks with Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. were revealed last year, but MCA President Sidney Sheinberg has denied any wrongdoing. The SEC is investigating stock trades by individuals who knew about the merger negotiations between MCA and Matsushita, which were revealed in September, 1990, the Washington Post reported.
BUSINESS
September 27, 1990 | From United Press International
Stockholders sued MCA Inc. Wednesday, contending that a reported $7.5-billion acquisition offer from Japan's Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. is not enough. In the Los Angeles Superior Court suit, shareholders assert that MCA Chairman Lew Wasserman, Chief Operating Officer Sidney Sheinberg and others have negotiated the Matsushita takeover as part of a "scheme" to retain control of the company.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 23, 1988 | DEBORAH CAULFIELD, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
According to MCA Inc.'s most recent proxy statement, actress Lorraine Gary--married to company president Sidney Sheinberg--took home $594,000 for her part in the MCA/Universal Pictures summer bomb, "Jaws 4." But that certainly wasn't the fattest figure in the document. Sheinberg is one of 300 MCA employees provided a "golden parachute," which provides them with payments if they leave after a change in company ownership. Sheinberg would get up to $14.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|