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  • Brad Pitt helps boost Viacom quarterly profit by 24%

    Media company Viacom Inc.'s profit soared 24% in its fiscal fourth quarter, fueled by significantly higher TV ad sales and the Brad Pitt movie "World War Z." Viacom shattered analysts' estimates for the quarter. Television advertising sales jumped 10%...
  • Black daytime TV hosts are among the most bankable stars

    In daytime television, black is the new black. Television programmers, in their search for the next big thing, have found that charismatic African American entertainers are potent magnets who attract mainstream and ethnically diverse audiences. This...
  • Tom Sherak's political appointment a long time coming

    Tom Sherak's political appointment a long time coming
    Many years ago, a longtime friend started working at 20th Century Fox. In one of his first meetings in his new job, he was introduced to Tom Sherak, who at the time was senior vice president of Fox Filmed Entertainment, where he worked in marketing...
  • Shanghai Disney Resort could be bigger than Disneyland

    Shanghai Disney Resort could be bigger than Disneyland
    When it comes to theme parks, the Walt Disney Co. could have a new No. 2 – Shanghai Disney Resort. Speaking at the UBS 41st annual Global Media and Communications Conference on Tuesday, Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo said that Disney’s...
  • To Playboy magazine, sophistication is the new sexy

    To Playboy magazine, sophistication is the new sexy
    The job came with certain unassailable perks. When Raquel Pomplun was anointed Playboy's 2013 Playmate of the Year, the 25-year-old model knew she could expect a Playboy Mansion luncheon hosted by Hugh Hefner, a tomato-red 2014 Jaguar convertible and...
  • Joy Covey, ex-Amazon executive who helped take company public, dies

    Joy Covey, who helped take Amazon.com Inc. public as the Internet retailer’s chief financial officer, died Wednesday when her bicycle collided with a vanĀ  on a downhill stretch of road in San Mateo County. She was 50. Covey was riding her...
  • Modifying a house design to get the home you want

    Modifying a house design to get the home you want
    When Iraida and Francisco Carrazco were shopping for a town house, they were thrilled with discovering the Coventry model at Lexington Park in Des Plaines. It was tailor-made for their family, except for one thing. Or, maybe two. Well, make that a few...
  • Orange County Register owner to buy Riverside Press-Enterprise

    Orange County Register owner to buy Riverside Press-Enterprise
    Freedom Communications Holdings Inc., which owns the Orange County Register, has agreed to purchase the Riverside Press-Enterprise from its owner, A.H. Belo Corp., both companies said Thursday. The acquisition is part of a series of aggressive moves...
  • L.A. private-equity firm buys Lucky Brand Jeans for $225 million

    L.A. private-equity firm buys Lucky Brand Jeans for $225 million
    Fifth & Pacific Companies Inc. has agreed to sell Lucky Brand Jeans to Los Angeles private-equity firm Leonard Green & Partners for $225 million, the companies announced Tuesday. William L. McComb, Fifth & Pacific's chief executive, said the Lucky sale is...
  • For 'Ender's Game,' effects house Digital Domain took a bigger role

    For 'Ender's Game,' effects house Digital Domain took a bigger role
    In the upcoming movie "Ender's Game," boy warrior Ender Wiggin faces a series of challenges as he embarks on a journey to battle insect-like creatures that threaten to destroy the planet. The movie also is a test for the film's co-producer, Digital...
  • Retailers extending Black Friday deals amid lukewarm demand

    Retailers extending Black Friday deals amid lukewarm demand
    With holiday spending on clothes and toys off to a chilly start, worried retailers are plying shoppers with an early gift: Black Friday-style bargains extended into the first weeks of December. Merchants get nervous each year during the dreaded early-...