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  • Rupert Murdoch shows off sons to shareholders, but keeps a firm grip

    Rupert Murdoch shows off sons to shareholders, but keeps a firm grip
    Rupert Murdoch had his modern media empire family on display for shareholders. The 83-year-old media mogul on Wednesday presided over 21st Century Fox’s annual shareholders meeting, in which he was overwhelmingly reelected as chairman of the...
  • Live Nation, Vice Media announce plans for music-themed platform

    Live Nation Entertainment Inc. and Vice Media announced on Wednesday the launch of a new music-themed video service for mobile phones, Internet and TV. The platform, which will begin rolling out in 2015, will feature original artist-driven content, live...
  • DreamWorks Animation in deal talks with Hasbro

    DreamWorks Animation is in talks to sell the company to toy giant Hasbro Inc., said a person familiar with the negotiations. The Glendale studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies has been in  discussions to combine operations...
  • Former WSJ exec to head Tribune sales efforts

    Former WSJ exec to head Tribune sales efforts
    Tribune Publishing has named veteran media sales executive Michael Rooney to the newly created position of chief revenue officer, the company announced Monday. Rooney, who most recently served as chief revenue officer for The Wall Street Journal, will...
  • Time Warner's third-quarter earnings beat analysts' estimates

    Time Warner's third-quarter earnings beat analysts' estimates
    Time Warner beat Wall Street estimates of its third-quarter earnings, providing support for the company's strategy to remain independent by fending off Rupert Murdoch's advances last summer. Despite a weaker performance for Warner Bros. at the box...
  • 21st Century Fox shares rise on earnings beat

    21st Century Fox shares rise on earnings beat
    Shares of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc. rose more than 4.5% on Wednesday after the company reported earnings that beat Wall Street's expectations.  Profit for the quarter that ended Sept. 30 came in at 39 cents a share on an adjusted basis,...
  • Victoria's Secret reveals two Fantasy Bras for 2015 show

    Victoria's Secret reveals two Fantasy Bras for 2015 show
    On the theory that two may be better than one, Victoria's Secret announced Monday that two "Dream Angels Fantasy Bras" -- covered in around $4 million in jewels -- will be featured in this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Adriana Lima and Alessandra...
  • BSkyB to Take 87% Stake in Sky Deutschland

    LONDON -- U.K. pay TV operator BSkyB is set to own an 87% stake in its German counterpart Sky Deutschland after the completion of its takeover of the German company. In June BSkyB, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has a 39% stake, agreed to...
  • 'Batman' back in action

    "By the way, Batman, have you seen billionaire Bruce Wayne lately? He doesn't answer the phone at his stately manor." That was actor Neil Hamilton, who played the eternally clueless Commissioner Gordon on the classic TV series, "Batman." TV NOSTALGIA...
  • 'The Simpsons' celebrates its 26th season with -- what else? -- a death

     'The Simpsons' celebrates its 26th season with -- what else? -- a death
    Conservatives branded it an assault on family values. The nation's drug czar warned recovering addicts not to watch it. Schools barred clothing featuring its images. But when "The Simpsons" premieres its 26th season Sunday, TV's longest-running prime-...
  • As Midterms Approach, Showbiz Figures Try to Focus Voters on Gun Laws

    While entertainment figures like Martin Sheen and Barbra Streisand have lent their names to support to midterm campaigns, there also has been a showbiz focus on specific issues, like gun violence. The latest are two spots directed by Mark Pellington,...