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  • TV ratings: Fox News wins, CNN surges to No. 2 in cable news in August

    Major news stories -- including the fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager in Missouri by a white police officer, and escalating tensions in the Middle East -- helped boost ratings for cable news channels during August. Fox News was...
  • Jobs to be cut 'across the studio,' Warner Bros. CEO tells staff

    Jobs to be cut 'across the studio,' Warner Bros. CEO tells staff
    Warner Bros. Chief Executive Kevin Tsujihara told employees on Thursday that there will be job cuts "across the studio," but did not say how many positions would be eliminated or when. In a note to staff, Tsujihara said the company is "in a position...
  • Warner Bros. CEO Confirms Layoffs in Memo to Staff

    Warner Bros. Entertainment chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara has told Warner Bros. employees that layoffs are coming at every level across the studio. The cuts are coming in the wake of a failed bid by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to buy parent Time Warner...
  • Turner Broadcasting offers employee buyouts, plans more staff cuts

    Grappling with ratings doldrums and increased competition, Turner Broadcasting plans to cut several hundred workers as part of an overhaul of its operations. On Tuesday, the Atlanta cable TV programmer notified employees that it was offering buyouts...
  • Turner Broadcasting to cut costs; older workers offered buyouts

    Turner Broadcasting has launched a significant round of cost-cutting, with plans to eliminate several hundred workers. The move, announced Tuesday, comes after a nearly three-month review of the business initiated by John Martin, who earlier this year...
  • WikiLeaks founder Assange hopes to leave London embassy 'soon'

    WikiLeaks founder Assange hopes to leave London embassy 'soon'
    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent over two years inside Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden, said Monday he planned to leave the building "soon," but his spokesman said that could only happen if Britain let him. Britain...
  • U.K. Pay TV Operator BSkyB to Improve Diversity on Both Sides of the Camera

    LONDON -- U.K. pay TV operator BSkyB has made a pledge to fill at least 20% of the leading roles in its new, non-returning entertainment shows with black, Asian and minority ethnic folk. The undertaking is one of the goals the company revealed Monday...
  • Twentieth Century Fox's Jim Gianopulos Leads Studio Through Rapidly Shifting Landscape, Uncertain Times

    Twentieth Century Fox chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos doesn't have an easy job. It's hard enough to pick movies that connect with audiences. Today, studio chiefs like Gianopulos must navigate a rapidly shifting landscape where consumer demands, piracy...
  • Disney stock tops $90 a share, a new high

    Walt Disney Co. stock is trading at all-time highs. Shares of the Burbank entertainment giant closed Tuesday up 12 cents to $90.09 a share. It was the first time in more than 15 years that the stock ended a trading day above $90 a share. Back in the...
  • Murdoch is 'resolute' in dropping Time Warner bid

    Even after 21st Century Fox withdrew its $80-billion bid for Time Warner, Wall Street wondered whether Rupert Murdoch was just playing possum, only to spring back to make another run at his rival. Murdoch, and his chief deputy, on Wednesday tried to...
  • News Corp. Revenues Fall on Weaker Ad Sales, Subscriptions

    Revenues at News Corp. fell during the most recent fiscal quarter on weaker subscription sales and a sluggish advertising market. The publishing company's revenues dropped 3% to $2.19 billion, compared to the $2.26 billion in the year-ago period. The...