BUSINESSWEEK ONLINE : SEPTEMBER 25, 2000 ISSUE
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Net Losses


Some of the Hollywood Web companies in trouble

COMPANY         BACKERS          STATE OF PLAY

DIGITAL         Microsoft,       Filed for bankruptcy in May
ENTERTAINMENT   NBC Action
NETWORK

POP.COM         Dreamworks,      Laid off most of staff following failed
                Imagine          merger talks with business-to-business
                Entertainment,   site IFILM.com
                Paul Allen

SHOCKWAVE.COM   Macromedia,      Laid off 20 of 170 staffers and will
                Sequoia Capital  refocus business plan

WIREBREAK       Former CBS       Laid off seven production executives,
                Chairman         dropping plans to operate own site and
                Michael Jordan   to contract out programming to other
                                 sites, cable companies, and others


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