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  • Time Warner Chief Jeff Bewkes Promises to Double Earnings Growth

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Time Warner chairman-CEO Jeff Bewkes has opened the conglom's investor presentation with a bold promise to double earnings growth over the next several years. Bewkes began the session Wednesday at Time Warner Center by...
  • Mipcom: James Murdoch Takes a Shot at Windows

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - CANNES -- James Murdoch, co-chief operating officer at 21st Century Fox, took a shot at release windows during his keynote interview at TV market Mipcom on Monday. "We have these windows that are set up. They were set up in...
  • 'Great Britain' taps phone-hacking laughs, but not for all

    LONDON (Reuters) - Foreign visitors to London's West End may benefit from a little background reading if they have tickets for "Great Britain". A ruthless, scatological and no-holds barred look at the British phone-hacking scandal and at media ethics...
  • Murdoch's Star group bags broadcast rights for ICC events

    (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's Star group have bagged the broadcast rights for International Cricket Council (ICC) events to be held during an eight-year cycle after next year's World Cup, the governing body said on Sunday. Star India and Star Middle...
  • Fox and Apollo unite to combine Shine Group, Endemol and Core Media

    Fox and Apollo unite to combine Shine Group, Endemol and Core Media
    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and Apollo Global Management have finally completed a deal to create a global TV production unit. Under the pact, which was announced Friday, Fox's Shine Group will combine with Apollo-controlled Endemol and Core...
  • Fox-Apollo JV to bring 'Big Brother', 'Masterchef' under one roof

    (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox and Apollo Global Management LLC agreed to combine three of their TV production companies behind hit shows such as "Big Brother", "American Idol" and "Masterchef" under one group. The companies said...
  • CEO Bewkes needs to show Time Warner better alone than with Murdoch

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ten years ago, Walt Disney Co, having fended off a hostile bid from Comcast, had to make a case why it was better off as an independent company. It succeeded. Disney's shares have soared more than 250 percent since. Now, Time Warner...
  • What's Hot and What's Not in Mipcom Markets

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Brazil TV production in Brazil has spiked thanks to a new law that requires pay TV networks to air 312 hours of national content during primetime. Brazil's pay TV market is expected to grow 13.3% between 2013 and 2017, per...
  • CEO Salaries: The Highest-Paid Executives in Entertainment

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Poor Rupert Murdoch. Before last week's disclosure of his new salary, he was making only a measly $28.9 million -- not even enough to crack the top 10. But now that he has split his empire, Murdoch is collecting two different...
  • Showbiz CEO Pay Breakdown: Sumner Redstone, Leslie Moonves Top the List

    Poor Rupert Murdoch. Before last week's disclosure of his new salary, he was making only a measly $28.9 million -- not even enough to crack the top 10. But now that he has split his empire, Murdoch is collecting two different salaries, like reigning...
  • Fashion Designer Elie Tahari Buys Two at 15 Central Park West

    BUYER: Elie Tahari SELLER: Fernando Chico Pardo LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $25,000,000 SIZE: 4,099 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half bathrooms (total) YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: The property gossips at 6sqft were the first to reveal that fashion...