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  • One Thing Is Certain: A Fox-Time Warner Combination Would Get D.C. Scrutiny

    A Senate hearing on Wednesday was expected to focus on the proposed combinations of distribution giants Comcast with Time Warner Cable and AT&T with DirecTV. Instead, news of Rupert Murdoch's idea to merge 21st Century Fox with Time Warner was the new...
  • 21st Century Fox goes after Time Warner. 'Big Bang' wants big bucks.

    21st Century Fox goes after Time Warner. 'Big Bang' wants big bucks.
    After the coffee. Before another day at the Beverly Hills Hilton The Skinny: Another day, another potential media merger to obsess over. We have lots of coverage of 21st Century Fox's rebuffed offer for Time Warner and we're pretty sure this won't be...
  • John Malone's Liberty Global Buys $824 million Stake in U.K.'s ITV

    John Malone's Liberty Global has bought a 6.4% stake in ITV, the U.K.'s leading commercial TV broadcaster. Liberty Global already owns the territory's leading cabler, Virgin Media. Liberty Global paid £481 million ($824 million) to buy the shares...
  • Rupert Murdoch's big bid: Good for you?

    Rupert Murdoch's big bid: Good for you?
    What does the news that Rupert Murdoch wants to buy Time Warner mean to the public? Would such a takeover, merging Time Warner with Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, result in more entertaining TV series and movies? I highly doubt it. Time Warner rebuffed the...
  • Dodger TV blackout continues! Will 'Sex Tape' score?

    Dodger TV blackout continues! Will 'Sex Tape' score?
    After the coffee. Before the week that never ends finally ends. The Skinny: This has been one long week! But I'll also say on a personal front it has been one of my most productive. If I had enough money socked away, this would be a good way to go out!...
  • CBS Chief: 'Thursday Night Football' Will Be Fall's Biggest New Hit

    Leslie Moonves has no doubt that CBS has the biggest new show of the fall with the launch of "Thursday Night Football" franchise. Moonves took part in a Television Critics Assn. press tour session on Thursday to tubthump the eight games coming to CBS'...
  • Rupert Murdoch passes on buying Tribune papers

    Looks like there are a couple more companies that Rupert Murdoch won't be buying. Fresh off the news that Time Warner rejected an $80 billion takeover bid from Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, Murdoch said Thursday that he won't be purchasing either the...
  • Murdoch says he cannot buy Tribune Co. or LA Times

    Murdoch says he cannot buy Tribune Co. or LA Times
    Twenty-First Century Fox cannot buy publisher Tribune Co. or its Los Angeles Times newspaper, Fox Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch wrote on Twitter on Friday, citing U.S. laws on media ownership. “Sorry can't buy Trib group or LA Times - cross-...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Show: 'Cedar Cove'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Show: 'Cedar Cove'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 20 - 26, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Bet on Your Baby In the season finale of this...
  • Time Warner looks at ways to counter 21st Century Fox's buyout bid

    Time Warner looks at ways to counter 21st Century Fox's buyout bid
    Rupert Murdoch's entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, pounced on its prey at an opportune moment. Over lunch in New York in early June, Murdoch's top lieutenant, Chase Carey, told Time Warner Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes that Fox wanted to buy...
  • John Kerry, Ted Cruz, Paul Krugman: Sunday guests

    John Kerry, Ted Cruz, Paul Krugman: Sunday guests
    UPDATED: Secretary of State John Kerry will be a guest on five Sunday morning programs. Here's the guest list: ABC's "This Week" welcomes Kerry, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other...