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  • The M&A Wars Seem Tame Without Sumner Redstone's Raids

    MEMO TO SUMNER REDSTONE: Where are you when we need you, Sumner? You used to thrive in this sort of chaotic media environment, with takeover rumors rampant and harried bankers shuttling between meetings. But you've let Rupert Murdoch, your longtime...
  • Murdoch's Empire-Building Plan is Clearly Family-Friendly

    Hollywood bestows a form of immortality on its marquee talent: Orson Welles' name will live as long as best-movie lists are assembled. And when sentient space visitors arrive, their first demand will likely be to meet Lucille Ball. For executives,...
  • WGA issues a 'call to arms' over proposed Fox-Time Warner deal

    WGA issues a 'call to arms' over proposed Fox-Time Warner deal
    The Writers Guild of America, West is stepping up its fight over Rupert Murdoch's proposed $80-billion offer to acquire Time Warner Inc. In an email letter to members Tuesday, the guild's leaders issued a "call to arms" in response to the offer from...
  • Writers Guild Leaders Sound Alarm Over Fox's Time Warner Bid, Pitch for Funds

    Leaders of the Writers Guild of America West, alarmed by Rupert Murdoch's $80 billion bid for Time Warner Inc., are pitching for funds from the 8,000 members of their guild. The missive -- sent out by WGA West president Chris Keyser and negotiating...
  • '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...
  • Fox to get new leadership as part of corporate restructuring

    Fox to get new leadership as part of corporate restructuring
    Fox Broadcasting is getting new leadership as part of a larger corporate restructuring. The network, coming off a disappointing season, will be overseen by Gary Newman and Dana Walden, the co-chairmen of 20th Century Fox Television, the television...
  • 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,...
  • Updated: 21st Century Fox Confirms It Bid for Time Warner, Says There Are Currently No Talks Under Way

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox confirmed a report that it made an offer to acquire Time Warner, but the media company said the offer was rejected and that there are no talks in progress. "21st Century Fox can confirm that we made a formal proposal...