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  • Paolo Sorrentino To Shoot 'The Young Pope' TV Series

    ROME - Italo helmer Paolo Sorrentino, winner of this year's foreign-language Oscar for "The Great Beauty" will write and direct his first TV series, working-titled "The Young Pope," about an imaginary pontiff who is the first Italian-American Pope in...
  • Lawmakers gripe about cable deal. Murdoch talks. Jane Pauley's back.

    Lawmakers gripe about cable deal. Murdoch talks. Jane Pauley's back.
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for Passover. The Skinny: I've gotten so deep into "Sons of Anarchy" that I'm two episodes behind on "The Americans." I need to catch up tonight. Today's roundup includes recaps of the Senate hearing about the...
  • ABC names James Goldston president of ABC News

    ABC News has a new accent. James Goldston, a veteran producer who began his career at the BBC in his native Britain, on Thursday was named president of ABC News. The move completed an executive shuffle that began a month ago when Anne Sweeney, president...
  • Murdoch Talks About His Sons, Stacey Snider and Meeting with Mark Zuckerberg

    Rupert Murdoch sees his sons working together "as a team" to help lead 21st Century Fox and News Corp., and he also sees daughter Elisabeth coming back into a broader corporate role down the road. And he would like to hire DreamWorks CEO Stacey Snider for...
  • '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...
  • NBC's Kentucky Derby coverage draws 15.3 million viewers

    NBC's Kentucky Derby coverage draws 15.3 million viewers
    NBC's broadcast of Saturday's 140th running of the Kentucky Derby -- which saw the 3-year-old chestnut California Chrome capture the crown -- drew 15.3 million television viewers. The TV audience was down nearly 6% compared with last year, when an...
  • Oculus Rift carves out virtual-reality spot in entertainment world

    Palmer Luckey, the baby-faced founder of virtual-reality start-up Oculus VR, looked slightly perplexed when asked if he thought his ballyhooed headset, known as the Rift, could change cinema. "No, not 'if.' We will change it," he said after a pause,...
  • AMC's 'Mad Men' still madly good!

    "THINK PINK! Forget that Dior says black or rust. "Think Pink. Who cares if The New Look has no bust. "Now, I wouldn't presume to tell a woman what a woman oughtta think/But tell her if she's gottta think -- think pink!" Every movie fan worth his...
  • News Corp. Revenues Fall With Slower Ad Sales

    News Corp. said that its revenues in its most recent quarter fell 5% to $2.08 billion, reflecting foreign currency fluctuations and continued sluggish advertising revenues as its newspapers. The company said that its third-quarter net income fell to...
  • After Boffo 'Gomorra' Bow Sky Italia Tries Innovative Distribution Models

    ROME - Hot on the heels of its boffo ratings bow for TV skein "Gomorra" Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia paybox is experimenting with innovative distribution patterns in Italy where "Gomorra" is now likely to screen in Italo movie theatres this summer, while...
  • Rupert Murdoch Plans $14 Billion Deal to Merge European Pay TV Units

    Rupert Murdoch's TV empire is getting even bigger. Murdoch plans to merge his European satellite TV companies in a deal valued at almost $14 billion. According to a Bloomberg report, Murdoch looks to acquire Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland from 21st...