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  • Television Academy President Lucy Hood Dies at 56

    Lucy Hood, president and chief operating officer of the Television Academy who was respected for her keen understanding of digital media, has died after a battle with cancer. She was 56. Hood, a former Fox and News Corp. exec, took the reins of the TV...
  • Hollywood CEOs Tighten PR Rules for Even Less Transparency

    A new generation of leaders high on discipline and low on transparency has quietly assumed the power positions in Corporate Hollywood. And the transition has taken place so seamlessly that we've barely noticed. Figures like Jeff Shell at NBCU, Kevin...
  • Showbiz Site Uproxx Acquired by Guy-Focused Digital Media Firm Woven

    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...
  • The Smart Thing About Dumb Mobile Video News

    I'm not sure whether to be depressed or impressed by new NBCUniversal video initiatives #30SecondstoKnow and "15 Seconds to Truth." Perhaps the former hashtag has shown up in your Twitter feed since its introduction in February. Xerox Corp. sure hopes it...
  • Ain't That Romantic? News Corp. To Buy Harlequin, Publisher Of Love Tales, Erotica

    News Corp. is dabbling in a little printed-page peek-a-boo. In a move that expands its holdings in publishing assets not supported by advertising, the publishing company controlled by media entrepreneur Rupert Murdoch said it would purchase romance...
  • Rupert Murdoch's spring romance: News Corp. buys Harlequin books

    Rupert Murdoch's spring romance: News Corp. buys Harlequin books
    Even a brutal year in the love department hasn't shaken Rupert Murdoch's belief in romance. The billionaire mogul's publishing company News Corp. on Friday said that it has agreed to purchase Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp. for about $415...
  • News Corp. will buy Canadian romance publisher Harlequin

    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...
  • 'Spider-Man' casts $92-million web. Could Couric return to 'Today'?

    'Spider-Man' casts $92-million web. Could Couric return to 'Today'?
    After the coffee. Before wishing the Morning Fix a happy anniversary. The Skinny: It was five years ago Sunday that the Morning Fix was born. Here is what it looked like on Day 1. Pretty primitive. It is an exhausting job that couldn't be done...
  • Murdoch Moves: What Lachlan and James' Ascent Means for Fox

    News that Lachlan Murdoch was returning to the fold and James Murdoch was getting a promotion at 21st Century Fox caught many people on the Fox lot by surprise on Wednesday. Not that it was unexpected in the grand scheme. Rupert Murdoch has always been...
  • Roku Hires Fox Networks' Jody Vogelaar as VP of Partner Marketing

    Internet set-top maker Roku has hired Jody Vogelaar, previously VP of distribution marketing at Fox Networks, as VP of global partner marketing. Vogelaar will oversee Roku's marketing relationships with both content and consumer-electronics partners....
  • '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...