EmptyJURY GETS PELLICANO CASE
Deliberations began Thursday in the wiretapping and racketeering case against former Hollywood private eye Anthony Pellicano.
Hearst posts soft Q1
Hearst-Argyle Television posted lower first-quarter results that trailed market estimates as ad sales declined. The company said Thursday that it expects to benefit from increased advertising from the U.S. elections and the Olympics this year. Net income for the first quarter rose to $10 million on revenue that fell 2.6% to $165.1 million.
ticketmaster a vip
Ticketmaster purchased the assets of SLO, a VIP ticketing service for live events. SLO's services include concierge delivery of premium seats, the hosting of on-site fan experiences and concert travel packages. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed.
GETTY Q1 PIC ISN'T PRETTY
Getty Images posted a sharp drop in quarterly earnings, reflecting increased expenses and a higher tax rate. The world's largest provider of stock photography said first-quarter net income was $23.9 million, down from $38 million a year ago.
DRABINSKY TRIAL TO START
After swirling for 10 years, the criminal fraud trial of Garth Drabinsky over his role in the 1998 collapse of Livent begins Monday.