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  • Emmys 2013: Netflix raises the stakes with 'House of Cards'

    Emmys 2013: Netflix raises the stakes with 'House of Cards'
    The era of Internet television is officially here. Netflix's "House of Cards" garnered nine Emmy nominations Thursday, becoming the first show delivered exclusively online to be nominated in the major categories including drama series, lead actor and...
  • Tom Rothman teams with Sony Pictures to create TriStar Productions

    Tom Rothman teams with Sony Pictures to create TriStar Productions
    Former 20th Century Fox executive Tom Rothman and Sony Pictures Entertainment are launching a new joint venture to bring back TriStar, the company said Thursday.  The new venture, called TriStar Productions, will develop, finance and produce films and...
  • Streamlined 21st Century Fox posts higher revenue and profit

    Streamlined 21st Century Fox posts higher revenue and profit
    Unshackled from its publishing properties, Rupert Murdoch's pared-down entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, generated higher fiscal fourth-quarter profit and revenue. Murdoch's former News Corp. empire divided on June 28 into two separately traded...
  • Fox's Chase Carey calls a la carte programming 'a fantasy'

    21st Century Fox Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey underscored the value of sports programming and downplayed calls to end the bundling of television channels. During Fox's Investor Day presentations Thursday, Carey splashed cold water on calls for...
  • Rupert Murdoch keeps succession plan a secret

    Rupert Murdoch keeps succession plan a secret
    At the end of an investor conference designed to shed light on the financial future of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, the 82-year-old media baron was asked how long he planned to stick around as chief executive officer. Needham & Co. senior media...
  • A la carte cable pricing is off the menu, exec says

    Despite calls for a la carte cable television packages, allowing consumers to pick and choose the channels they want, the media industry's system of selling large bundles of channels will not end soon. "A la carte is a fantasy," 21st Century Fox Chief...
  • Fox Sports 1 will launch with DirecTV, Dish and Time Warner Cable

    Fox Sports 1 will launch with DirecTV, Dish and Time Warner Cable
    Fox Sports 1 has struck agreements with three major distributors that will ensure that the new cable network will be available in the majority of pay-TV homes when the network launches this Saturday, people familiar with the matter said. The three...
  • News Corp. gives glimpse of strategy with soccer app for Asia

    News Corp. has unveiled a new mobile application, dubbed BallBall, designed to bring European soccer news and video clips to sports fans in Asia. The BallBall roll-out marks the company's first product launch since the June 28 division of Rupert...
  • Bonus bonanza for Fox's Chase Carey, Rupert Murdoch

    This post has been updated.  See below for details. The dramatic increase in the value of 21st Century Fox stock has paid big dividends for Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch and Chase Carey. Last week, the senior officers of 21st Century Fox were paid...
  • Britain charges Sun, Daily Mirror journalists with bribery offenses

    Britain charges Sun, Daily Mirror journalists with bribery offenses
    LONDON – British prosecutors on Tuesday charged four journalists from the Sun and Daily Mirror newspapers and five public officials with bribery offenses, in the latest legal action stemming from an ongoing investigation into media misconduct. The...
  • Angry Birds players scammed by fake 'virus detected' ads, FTC says

    A Los Angeles digital marketing company scammed "a substantial number" of Angry Birds players through deceptive banner ads, according to a Federal Trade Commission complaint. Jesta Digital agreed to a $1.2-million settlement with the FTC. On top of...