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  • 'Ender's Game' to score at box office. Tabloid trial gets tawdry.

    'Ender's Game' to score at box office. Tabloid trial gets tawdry.
    After the coffee. Before unloading the leftover candy. The Skinny: After having to get up at 5 a.m. for earnings calls the last two days (thank you, Comcast and Time Warner Cable), I got to sleep until 5:35 a.m. this morning. Boy do I feel rested! Hope...
  • Producer Nicky Weinstock Joins Lionsgate to Spearhead 10/90 Shows (EXCLUSIVE)

    Lionsgate TV and Debmar-Mercury have recruited producer Nicky Weinstock to oversee creative development of comedies produced using its innovative "10/90" deal template. Lionsgate TV topper Kevin Beggs is bringing in an exec to specifically focus on its...
  • David Hill Takes Helm of Nat Geo Channels, Courteney Monroe Upped to CEO

    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...
  • 'The Walking Dead' Sets Broadcast Syndication Pact with MyNetwork TV

    In an effort to breathe new life into the MyNetworkTV lineup, the Fox-owned net has acquired off-network rights to AMC's "The Walking Dead" starting this fall. Deal calls for MyNetwork to air two episodes of "Walking Dead" from a past season one night...
  • Facts on Pacts: Variety Eyes First-Look Deals

    Hollywood's six major studios have hardly rolled out the welcome mat in recent years for producers who aren't delivering tentpoles. And that's opened the way for other players to step up. Variety's updated Facts on Pacts reveals that the number of on-...
  • Liberty Media Ranks as 2013′s Most Profitable Media/Entertainment Company

    Liberty Media Corp. emerged as the most profitable media and entertainment company in 2013, according to SNL Kagan's rankings for the year. Liberty Media's net income of about $8.99 billion came mostly after a one-time gain associated with its takeover...
  • Kashkari raises $1.3 million for gubernatorial bid

    Kashkari raises $1.3 million for gubernatorial bid
    GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari has raised $1.3 million in the two months since he kicked off his campaign and has about $900,000 in the bank, according to disclosures filed with the state on Monday. Kashkari’s campaign wants to raise...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown amasses $19.7 million for reelection bid

    Gov. Jerry Brown amasses $19.7 million for reelection bid
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has built a war chest of $19.7 million to fund his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, easily eclipsing the money raised by his challengers, according to new campaign reports filed with the state. Brown has raised...
  • Jack Griffin named Tribune Publishing CEO; Eddy Hartenstein chairman

    Jack Griffin named Tribune Publishing CEO; Eddy Hartenstein chairman
    Veteran publishing executive Jack Griffin has been named chief executive of the new Tribune Publishing Co., leading a group of eight newspapers including the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune. The publishing chain is being spun off as a separately...
  • Does Rupert Murdoch Merit a Spot in the TV Hall of Fame?

    Inducting Rupert Murdoch into the Television Academy Hall of Fame on March 11 sounds like a no-brainer. Few have done more in the past 30 years to reshape the TV business, from the launch of the Fox broadcasting network to the fledgling outfit's...
  • Bill Maher Issues Defense of Jay Leno at Hall of Fame Induction

    Amid a night filled with the expected tributes, Bill Maher closed by issuing a full-throated defense of Jay Leno -- citing his victimization by the media -- as the Television Academy inducted six new Hall of Fame members in Beverly Hills on Tuesday night....