Bolstering up its entertainment accounts, Interpublic Group of Cos.' Initiative Media picked up Lions Gate Films' $130 million theatrical and home-entertainment business. Initiative picked up CBS
earlier this year. Lions Gate transferred the business, after several weeks of consultant analysis, from longtime incumbent Palisades Media Group, Santa Monica, Calif. Earlier this week, Palisades
lost the $100 million Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer business to RPA Associates, Santa Monica, Calif.