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  • 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...
  • Italian Producers Up In Arms Over New Regs For Prop Firearms On Movie Sets

    ROME - Italian producers are up in arms over the introduction of allegedly inapplicable new rules regulating the use of prop firearms on movie sets. These new norms are causing local film and TV productions to grind to a halt and could reportedly pose a...
  • Live Nation, Vice to launch digital music platform

    Live Nation, Vice to launch digital music platform
    Concert promoter Live Nation Entertainment and youth media company Vice have formed a joint venture to launch a digital platform that delivers live music, documentaries and other programming to online and mobile audiences, the companies said on Wednesday....
  • 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...
  • Wall Street cheers possible Hasbro-DreamWorks Animation deal

    Wall Street cheers possible Hasbro-DreamWorks Animation deal
    DreamWorks Animation shares surged 14% as Wall Street was quick to embrace a potential sale of the studio to toy giant Hasbro. A deal would combine one of the industry's leading animation studios, known for its “Shrek,” “Kung Fu Panda&...
  • Should schools ban sweets at class parties?

  • HBO shows us freedom from cable may not be so free

    HBO shows us freedom from cable may not be so free
    Remember that "Seinfeld" in which Elaine tries to drive one boutique out of business by spending tons of money at a similar shop nearby, only to discover they're both owned by the same person who irked her to begin with? Everyone who's excited about HBO...
  • Pope Francis Screens In 3D At Rome Film Festival

    ROME - Pope Francis is screening in 3D at the Rome Film Festival where Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia paybox and the Vatican TV Center (CTV) world-preemed 3D docu "Canonization 2014: An Historic Event" and also announced that the pontiff's upcoming Christmas...