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  • US-INDUSTRY Summary

    Omnicom revenue rises on higher ad spending in North America (Reuters) - Omnicom Group Inc, the No. 1 U.S. advertising company, reported a 7.4 percent rise in quarterly revenue, boosted by higher ad spending by businesses in North America. NBA's big-...
  • Sony Takes Stake in Telenovela Channels in Israel, Indonesia

    LONDON -- Sony Pictures Television is to acquire 50% of Israel's VIVA and VIVA Plus cable channels, and online service VIVA Walla, along with 50% of Baby TV in Indonesia. Deals are part of an agreement inked with Dori Media Group. The VIVA branded...
  • Box Office: Brad Pitt's 'Fury' Edges Out 'Book of Life,' 'Gone Girl'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Brad Pitt and a squadron of up-and-coming actors held off "Gone Girl" at the multiplexes this weekend as "Fury" topped box office charts with a $23.5 million debut. Despite surrendering first place after two weeks wearing...
  • 'Fury' pushes 'Gone Girl' from top spot at box office

    The new World War II film “Fury” starring Brad Pitt battled to the top of the weekend box office, pulling in an estimated $23.5 million in the U.S. and Canada and pushing “Gone Girl” out of the No. 1 spot. Strong reviews and word...
  • Turner Broadcasting Ends a Tough Week of Write-Downs, Layoffs and Exec Uncertainty

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The big news from HBO at Time Warner's investor meeting Wednesday overshadowed another surprise announcement that Turner Broadcasting would take a $400 million write-down on programming expenditures. Turner execs didn't...
  • Warner Bros. unveils a slate of superhero films after poor summer

    Warner Bros. unveils a slate of superhero films after poor summer
    Warner Bros. has unveiled a slate of superhero films that the big Hollywood studio believes will help drive profit after it suffered through an uncharacteristically poor summer. The studio plans to release 10 films from its DC Entertainment imprint,...
  • German Cocktail at Mipcom Attracts TV and Digital Industry Leaders

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - During the TV market Mipcom, the German TV and digital industries held their traditional German MIP Cocktail, to which were invited many players from the international TV biz. The hosts of the cocktail, which was held on Oct....
  • For the present, Chazelle is feeling the music

    For the present, Chazelle is feeling the music
    Though "Whiplash" isn't a musical, exactly, it's the most rhythmically propulsive experience you'll find at the movies this year. Writer-director Damien Chazelle, 29, is a fiend for the song-and-dance genre. He put together his first directorial...
  • Walmart Launches InstaWatch to Increase Digital Downloads from Discs

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The addition of digital copies of movies with Blu-rays was meant to help make the physical discs more popular to consumers. Few shoppers are actually redeeming the codes, however, with some saying the process is too time...
  • Mipcom Briefs: U.K.'s Channel 5 Grabs 'NCIS,' 'CSI' Trio; Fremantle Sets Arab 'X Factor'

    CBS Studios Intl. has set a deal to export "NCIS: New Orleans" and "CSI: Cyber" to the U.K.'s Channel 5, now owed by the Eye's corporate cousin, Viacom. Deal unveiled Tuesday at the Mipcom international TV sales market in Cannes calls for Channel 5 to...
  • PREVIEW-Netflix movie push aims to freshen streaming content

    By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Netflix Inc is on a mission to start closing the yawning gap between the theatrical debut of movies and their availability for online streaming, forcing Hollywood to rethink where to release new films....