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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...
  • '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....
  • Rebekah Brooks Cleared of All Charges at Phone Hacking Trial

    LONDON -- Former News Corp exec Rebekah Brooks has been cleared of all charges at the trial relating to phone-hacking at the News of the World newspaper, where she was editor. After editing the News of the World, Brooks rose to become chief executive...
  • Gail Berman, Fox Networks Group Partner on Jackal Production Banner

    Gail Berman has set a wide-ranging partnership with Fox Networks Group to launch a production entity, the Jackal Group, that will develop digital and TV projects for outlets across the 21st Century Fox TV and digital spectrum. The deal also calls for...