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Miramax Films

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  • Ovation rises for Miramax

     
    Ovation TV, a small independent cable channel based in Santa Monica that is devoted to arts and culture, wants to stand up and bid for Miramax Films. Miramax's movie library of sophisticated and Oscar-winning titles such as "Shakespeare in Love,"......
  • Carl Icahn details tense talks with Lions Gate leading to hostile tender offer

     
    Carl Icahn, who launched a not-so-tender offer on Monday to raise his stake in Lions Gate Entertainment to nearly 30%, wants to put his own person on the independent studio's board in order to scrutinize its investments in movies and......
  • Icahn makes tender offer to raise Lions Gate stake to just under 30%

     
    Activist shareholder Carl Icahn launched a hostile tender offer on Monday to raise his stake in Lions Gate Entertainment from 18.9% to just under 30%, seeking to exert more control over the independent film and television studio behind the Oscar-...
  • Disney makes pay cable deals at Starz and Showtime [Updated]

     
    It was "pay cable deal" day at Walt Disney Co. Disney ABC Domestic Television group Thursday renewed its long-term distribution deal with Starz Entertainment to carry Walt Disney Studios films released theatrically through 2015. The previous agreement was...
  • Lions Gate rejects Carl Icahn's hostile tender offer to raise stake to nearly 30%

     
    Lions Gate clawed back at Carl Icahn on Friday, rejecting the shareholder's hostile tender offer to raise his stake in the movie and television studio to nearly 30%. The company's board is urging shareholders not to sell their shares to......
  • Disney restructures specialty film label Miramax Films

     
    Walt Disney Studios is dramatically scaling back its specialty film label Miramax Films, slashing 50 jobs, cutting back the number of movies it releases and consolidating its marketing, distribution, operations and administrative support functions into...
  • Disney names new chief executive

    BURBANK, Calif. - Walt Disney Co. directors tapped President Robert A. Iger yesterday to succeed Chief Executive Michael D. Eisner, writing the final chapter for an often stormy 21-year reign during which the company mushroomed from a moribund studio into...
  • Disney retools planning division

    The man known among executives of the Walt Disney Co. as The Enforcer took a hit on Friday. Chief Strategic Officer Peter Murphy, the rough-edged point man for Disney boss Michael Eisner, was removed from his powerful post and placed in an advisory job...