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  • Time Warner Unveils $5 Billion Stock Buyback, Earnings Rise Thanks to HBO

    Time Warner reported results for its second financial quarter after outmaneuvering Rupert Murdoch's takeover play and shedding its publishing business. Despite the corporate drama, it was a stronger quarter than expected. Driven primarily by the...
  • Time Warner CEO says 'strategy is working' after strong quarter

    Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes said the entertainment giant is not lacking anything and that bigger is not always better. Speaking to Wall Street analysts a day after Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox withdrew its unsolicited and unwelcome...
  • Murdoch's BSkyB Ups Stake in Virtual Reality Company Jaunt

    Rupert Murdoch's U.K. pay TV operator BSkyB has invested a further $400,000 in Jaunt, a Silicon Valley company specializing in 3D virtual reality entertainment. The move follows BSkyB's $350,000 investment in Jaunt in December 2013. "These investments...
  • Time Warner Unmoved by Fox's Board Seat Offer

    21st Century Fox is willing to give Time Warner shareholders representation on its board as part of a bid for the media giant. However, participation in the leadership of the tightly controlled conglomerate may not be enough to make much difference,...
  • Sky Deutschland's Second Biggest Shareholder Rejects BSkyB's Offer

    LONDON -- Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey, who is the former son-in-law of Rupert Murdoch, has turned down an offer from U.K. pay TV operator BSkyB to buy his shares in Germany's Sky Deutschland, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph. Odey's hedge...
  • FCC not happy with Dodgers TV situation. Hollywood to keep film alive.

    After the coffee. Before hoping there's no new Dodgers news today. The Skinny: The Dodgers are keeping me very busy these days. I guess I shouldn't complain. Better to be a reporter with news to write about than one trying to figure out what to do....
  • 'Apes' climbs high at box office. Fox plans TV-unit overhaul.

    'Apes' climbs high at box office. Fox plans TV-unit overhaul.
    After the coffee. Before getting over World Cup withdrawal. The Skinny: If the Justice Department wants to talk to me about the media landscape as it reviews the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal (see below) I am available -- if they will cover my airfare...
  • China's Fosun and Yu Dong To Buy Fox's Stake in Bona Film

    HONG KONG -- Fosun International, the Chinese conglomerate that is poised to back Jeff Robinov's upstart Studio 8 company, is to increase its stake in producer, distributor Bona Film Group. At the same time Bona's chairman and CEO Yu Dong is to buy out...
  • 21st Century Fox wants one big happy TV family with new structure

    21st Century Fox wants one big happy TV family with new structure
    In restructuring its television operations, 21st Century Fox is hoping to create one big happy family that will put more hits on the Fox network while continuing to make shows for rival networks as well. The new unit, dubbed Fox Television Group, will...
  • 21st Century Fox made offer for Time Warner; ABC touts diversity

    After the coffee. Before what promises to be a very long day. The Skinny: Once again Derek Jeter delivers in the big moment. Anyone who wasn't teary watching him playing his last All-Star game doesn't have a heart. We've got some big news in Wednesday's...
  • 21st Century Fox says it made offer to combine with Time Warner

    21st Century Fox says it made offer to combine with Time Warner
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox recently approached Time Warner about merging the two companies in a deal valued at $80 billion, but the offer was rebuffed. In a statement, 21st Century Fox said it made a formal offer to Time Warner,...