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  • Toronto: Paramount Pictures Acquires 'Top Five' for Worldwide Distribution

    Paramount Pictures announced on Wednesday that it had acquired worldwide distribution of the Chris Rock comedy "Top Five," which premiered at Toronto to rave reviews over the weekend. The deal, according to sources, was said to close at a whopping $12.5...
  • Startup NimbleTV Expands 'Virtual Cable' Service, Drawing Legal Scrutiny

    It's not exactly Aereo, but startup NimbleTV -- which offers existing pay-TV subscribers access to their channels and DVR recordings over the Internet -- has attracted the attention of industry lawyers who are examining whether the service is legally in...
  • Tina Brown Lists Beachfront Manse in Hamptons

    Last fall Tina Brown resigned her stormy post as editor-in-chief at still-not-profitable the Daily Beast, which she co-founded in 2008 with Barry Diller, in order to launch an eponymous media company, write a memoir and -- as it turns out -- shake up...
  • Demand Media Hires Sean Moriarty, Ex-CEO of Ticketmaster, as Chief Exec

    Internet media, advertising and e-commerce company Demand Media named Sean Moriarty, former chief exec of Ticketmaster, as CEO and member of its board. Moriarty most recently was CEO of Saatchi Art, an online art-gallery marketplace operated by Saatchi...
  • Paramount Sets 'Top Five' for Dec. 5 Release; Chris Rock Pushes Rosario Dawson Nom

    Paramount has given Chris Rock's comedy "Top Five" a release date of Dec. 5 in the U.S. followed by a wide release on Dec. 12. The studio acquired worldwide distribution of "Top Five" a week ago following its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival to...
  • 'Simpsons' invade the Hollywood Bowl

    'Simpsons' invade the Hollywood Bowl
    Few corners of the Earth have been safe from the cultural reach of “The Simpsons.” From Pakistan to Sweden to China, the American family that perhaps put the most fun into dysfunctional has delighted audiences - and confounded network and...
  • NBCU's Bonnie Hammer Joins Board of Barry Diller's IAC

    IAC, the Internet-media conglomerate controlled by Barry Diller, appointed NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment chairman Bonnie Hammer to its board. Hammer's appointment to the IAC board was effective Sept. 12. Hammer oversees NBCU's entire cable...
  • Joan Rivers' funeral has a star-studded turnout

    Howard Stern delivered the eulogy and Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang “Smile” at Joan Rivers' funeral Sunday, a star-studded sendoff that brought together the worlds of Hollywood, theater, fashion and media. A men's choir singing...
  • Tinder resolves sexual harassment lawsuit; marketing chief resigns

    Tinder resolves sexual harassment lawsuit; marketing chief resigns
    The dating app start-up Tinder has resolved a sexual harassment lawsuit lodged by one of its early employees without admitting wrongdoing, and one of the executives targeted by the lawsuit has left the company. Whitney Wolfe, who describes herself as...
  • Updated: 21st Century Fox Confirms It Bid for Time Warner, Says There Are Currently No Talks Under Way

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox confirmed a report that it made an offer to acquire Time Warner, but the media company said the offer was rejected and that there are no talks in progress. "21st Century Fox can confirm that we made a formal proposal...
  • Copyright Office Rejects Aereo's Effort to Qualify as a Cable Company

    The U.S. Copyright Office has denied Aereo's effort to obtain a statutory license to stream local broadcast station signals. After the Supreme Court ruled in favor of broadcasters last month, Aereo set out on a new legal strategy. The majority of the...