Plunkett's Entertainment & Media Industry Almanac 2009: The Only Comprehensive Guide to the Entertainment & Media Industry
The electronic age is bringing sweeping changes to entertainment and media of all kinds, including publishing, broadcasting and film. Multimedia, the Internet and other digital media outlets for entertainment and information are being refined at a rapid rate. Media giants are merging and making big acquisitions. This book covers these exciting developments and provides profiles on hundreds of leading firms in film, radio, television, cable, new media, and publishing of all types including books, magazines and newspapers. It contains thousands of contacts for business and industry leaders, industry associations, Internet sites and other resources. You'll get in-depth profiles of nearly 400 of the world's top Entertainment & Media firms: our own unique list of companies that are the leaders in this field. Here you'll find complete profiles of the hot companies that are making news today, the largest, most successful corporations in all facets of the Entertainment and Media Business, from broadcasters to film production companies, casino operators to theme park companies, publishers of books and magazines to video game designers, and much more. Our corporate profiles include executive contacts, growth plans, financial records, address, phone, fax and much more. This innovative book offers unique information, all indexed and cross-indexed more for each firm! Our industry analysis section provides an exceptional discussion of business and market trends. The book includes statistical tables covering revenues for several industry sectors. Purchasers of either the book or PDF version can receive a free copy of the company profiles database on CD-ROM, enabling key word search and export of key data.
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A Short Entertainment Media Industry Glossary
Major Trends Affecting the Entertainment Media Industry 7
ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA INDUSTRY
Estimated Sources of Revenue Expenses U S 20042008 42
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Estimated Sources of Revenue Expenses U S 20042008 48
Estimated Sources of Revenue Expenses U S 20072008 54
Entertainment Media Industry Contacts
THE ENTERTAINMENT 400
Individual Profiles on each of THE ENTERTAINMENT 400 137
12/31 Parent Company 24 Hour Fitness Activision Advancement for Women/Minorities Advertising Services Apparent Women Officers Bonus BRANDS/DIVISIONS/AFFILIATES Broadcast TV Broadcast/Cable Cable TV Casino Chmn companies at press company's industry group CONTACTS I Note Dist./Printing dollars—add 000 E-mail Address Equipment/Supplies ESOP Stock Plan Financial information flexible spending accounts Gambling Equipment Gambling/Casinos Games/Sports GROWTH PLANS/SPECIAL FEATURES Industry Group Code information for 2008 Int'l Exchange intentionally listed job title Movie Production Movie Theaters Multimedia Music Printing/Dist Music Production Music/Audio NBC Universal Network Officers or Directors Online Information Pension Plan Phone Print Media/Publishing Profit Sharing Radio REGAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP Retail Audio Equip Retail Games Stores Retail Music Rides/Theme Parks SALARIES/BENEFITS Salary Sales and profits Satellite Broadcast Savings Plan Second Exec Software Sports/Games/Gambling Spot for Advancement Stadiums/Teams Stock Purch television thousands of dollars—add Toil-Free Top Exec TV/Video Prod U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Stock Ticker UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP Video Distribution Video Rental WALT DISNEY COMPANY