Networks Interrupt Programming To Cover 5.1 Earthquake And Aftershocks; Disneyland Shuts Down Rides

By | Friday March 28, 2014 @ 10:23pm PDT

CBS QuakeThe local TV networks went into quake mode tonight — but not immediately. KCBS, KNBC and KABC continued with their regular 9 PM programming after a magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck the Southland at 9:09 PM. KCAL 9 did go live … Read More »

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Earthquake Hits LA, Local TV Anchors Keep Calm And Carry On — Or Not: Video

By | Monday March 17, 2014 @ 8:42am PDT

There are a couple ways TV on-air talent can go when faced with a 4.4-magnitude earthquake hitting their market. This morning, KTLA, which is the Tribune-owned CW affiliate in Los Angeles, and the market’s CBS O&O demonstrated the two. The quake struck at 6:26 AM PT during live morning newscasts.

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Universal, JJ Abrams Set ‘Milk’ Scribe Dustin Lance Black For ‘Earthquake’

By | Friday July 27, 2012 @ 12:32pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Oscar-winning scribe Dustin Lance Black has been set to script Earthquake, a big scale disaster film for Universal that is being produced by JJ Abrams, Bryan Burk and their Bad Robot banner. While Universal made … Read More »

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Disney Shuts Down All Operations In Tokyo

By | Friday March 18, 2011 @ 11:32am PDT

The two Tokyo theme parks have been closed since last Friday’s earthquake and tsunami (they were used as shelters for park-goers stranded following the quake), and now the Burbank-based company is temporarily suspending operations in the city’s stores and administrative … Read More »

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Tokyo Disneyland & DisneySea Suspend Operations After Earthquake and Tsunami

By | Sunday March 13, 2011 @ 3:13pm PDT

Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea suspended operations due to the effect of the Tohoku Region Pacific Coast Earthquake on 3/11. Theme park operations will continue to be suspended tomorrow and thereafter. We will target 3/21 for a decision and notification on when to expect operations to resume.

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‘Hawaii Five-0′ Production Not Impacted By Tsunami

By | Friday March 11, 2011 @ 10:13am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Two months after the big tsunami episode of CBS’ Hawaii Five-0, the show is facing a real one. Hawaii, where the series is shot, has been under a tsunami warning after the massive 8.9 earthquake in Japan but, according to a rep for CBS TV Studios, which produces the series, … Read More »

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UPDATE: Japan Quake-Tsunami Puts ‘Tangled’ And ‘Megamind’ Openings In Limbo; Also Halts Sony Biz Production

By | Friday March 11, 2011 @ 8:49am PST

UPDATE: Two 3D animation movies were supposed to open big in Japan this weekend for the March school holidays. But Disney’s Tangled and DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind are now in limbo. That scary 8.9 magnitude earthquake in Japan also … Read More »

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