| May 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Rupert Murdoch still believes in romance.
The billionaire press baron's publishing company, News Corp., said Friday that it has agreed to purchase Harlequin Enterprises from Canada's Torstar Corp. for about $415 million in cash.
The world's leading...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:11 AM
After the coffee. Before making sure "The Americans" is on my DVR.
The Skinny: Very excited that FX's "The Americans" is back Wednesday night. If you're not watching, start. It will easily fill the void left by the shark-jumping "Homeland." I'm also...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:10 PM
Gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly received the imprimatur Sunday of a conservative group once deemed the "conscience" of the state GOP by Ronald Reagan.
"I want my state back. I want my freedom back," Donnelly told hundreds of delegates and...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:04 PM
In what is being billed as the first investment by a Chinese firm in a Hollywood talent agency, Beijing-based Bison Capital Holdings has acquired a stake in Century City-based Resolution, the company announced Tuesday.
Resolution, a talent and...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 6:30 AM
This post has been updated. See below for details.
Not so long ago, Simon Cowell was probably the most powerful man on American TV.
His cranky, caustic judging had helped make "American Idol" an invincible No. 1 hit. As a producer, he makes "America's...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:07 AM
LONDON – Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair offered to act as a secret adviser to Rupert Murdoch and two of his newspaper executives as they confronted revelations of illegal phone hacking, a London jury heard Wednesday.
The disclosure --...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:40 AM
LONDON -- A London court acquitted former newspaper executive Rebekah Brooks on one of the five charges she faces in Britain’s high-profile trial of seven former senior staff members and journalists from Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. on...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Rupert Murdoch's publishing company, News Corp., beat analysts' profit estimates even though advertising revenue continued to fall.
News Corp. -- which includes the Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Times of London and HarperCollins book publishing --...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Declining ad sales led to a drop in revenue for News Corp. in the second quarter, while the company expressed confidence in digital initiatives and posted improved earnings before the deduction of interest, tax and amortization expenses.
Revenues of $2....
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:30 AM
News Corp. vet David Hill is in and David Lyle is out at National Geographic Channels U.S.
Hill will serve as chairman of the channels group. Nat Geo TV marketing exec Courteney Monroe (pictured) has also been upped to CEO of National Geographic Channels...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Digital media firm Woven Digital announced the acquisition of acquired dude-skewing entertainment website Uproxx as well as the hiring of Myspace co-founder Colin Digiaro in the newly created role of president.
Terms of the acquisition were not...