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  • Abbott to buy CFR Pharma for nearly $3 billion

    Abbott to buy CFR Pharma for nearly $3 billion
    One month after Abbott Laboratories Chief Executive Miles White told investors he was actively seeking to augment the company through acquisitions, the Lake County medical products giant said it will acquire Chilean generic pharmaceutical company CFR...
  • Asian Film Buyers Guide

    The theatrical market in the Asian-Pacific region is now the largest single component of global box office, worth $11.1 billion in 2013, the year when it overtook both North America ($10.9 billion) and Europe-Middle East-Africa (also $10.9 billion). And...
  • Tribune Co. 1Q profit falls 30 percent

    Tribune Co. 1Q profit falls 30 percent
    Tribune Co. said Tuesday that its net income declined by 30 percent in the first quarter, as gains in broadcast revenues were offset by double-digit publishing declines and higher expenses. Net income was $41.1 million, or 41 cents per share, compared...
  • Tribune net income falls 30%; revenue up 21%

    Tribune net income falls 30%; revenue up 21%
    Tribune Co. said Tuesday that its net income fell 30% in the first quarter, as gains in broadcast revenue were offset by double-digit publishing declines and higher expenses. Net income was $41.1 million, or 41 cents a share, compared with $58.4...
  • After Disney's Maker Buy, More Deals In Store for Multichannel Networks

    With Disney's blockbuster $500 million-plus deal to buy Maker Studios, look for dealmaking activity in the online multichannel network space to continue apace. MCNs are "now top-of-mind for all the major studios," said Peter Csathy, CEO of Manatt Digital...
  • A DirecTV-Dish merger would face high hurdles

    Once again there is speculation that satellite broadcasters Dish and DirecTV are in merger talks, this time courtesy of a story in Bloomberg. These stories have been popping up about every six months. Typically, the stocks of both companies get a nice...
  • Netflix Bolsters Al Franken's Arguments Against Comcast-TWC Merger

    Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), so far the most visible Capitol Hill lawmaker to oppose Comcast's merger with Time Warner Cable, is pointing to Netflix's experience as an example of why the transaction should be blocked. Netflix earlier this week announced...
  • Ain't That Romantic? News Corp. To Buy Harlequin, Publisher Of Love Tales, Erotica

    News Corp. is dabbling in a little printed-page peek-a-boo. In a move that expands its holdings in publishing assets not supported by advertising, the publishing company controlled by media entrepreneur Rupert Murdoch said it would purchase romance...
  • Jennifer Lopez's NuvoTV to Acquire Fuse Cabler from MSG

    The parent company of indie cabler NuvoTV, whose shareholders including Jennifer Lopez, has reached a $226 million deal with MSG to acquire the music-centric cabler Fuse. "Music is my first love so the acquisition of Fuse is near and dear to my heart,"...
  • Glendale-based NUVOtv buying Fuse from MSG

    Glendale-based NUVOtv buying Fuse from MSG
    J-Lo has beat Puff Daddy in the quest to buy Fuse. SiTV Media, the parent of the Jennifer Lopez-backed English-language Latino cable network NUVOtv, has entered an agreement with the Madison Square Garden Co. to acquire its music television channel Fuse,...
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable to make case for deal this week

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable to make case for deal this week
    Comcast and Time Warner Cable will begin to make the case for their proposed marriage this week with a filing at the Federal Communications Commission and a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The deal, unveiled in February and valued at more...