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  • Despite Fox-Time Warner Talks, Media M&A Frenzy Might Not Be Brewing

    Word that Time Warner nixed 21st Century Fox's $80 billion takeover offer spurred many Wall Street analysts and pundits to speculate that the media and entertainment biz is on the cusp of a crazy wave of consolidation. Conventional wisdom is that there's...
  • Chase Carey signs short-term deal to stay as president of Fox

    Chase Carey, the president and chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox, has signed a new contract to remain at media mogul Rupert Murdoch's film and television empire at least through 2015. The contract extension, disclosed Monday in a Securities...
  • Time Warner said to be eyeing stake in Vice Media

    At the same time Time Warner is jettisoning its old media assets by spinning off Time Inc., the media giant may be looking to buy a stake in Vice Media Group, the renegade digital news operation that does both serious and satirical journalism. According...
  • Cruel summer for Warner Bros. Chase Carey signs new deal at Fox.

    Cruel summer for Warner Bros. Chase Carey signs new deal at Fox.
    After the coffee. Before hoping Dunkin' Donuts steers clear of my area. The Skinny: I know I'm the only one who dreads the arrival of Dunkin' Donuts, but if you saw your New York neighborhood overrun with franchises (three stores between 95th Street and...
  • James Murdoch to Deliver Opening Keynote at Mipcom

    LONDON -- James Murdoch, 21st Century Fox's co-chief operating officer, will be the opening keynote speaker at the 30th anniversary edition of TV mart Mipcom, the Cannes-set event announced Wednesday. Murdoch, who is the first speaker to be revealed for...
  • Emmy Contenders Preview - Minor Roles Make for Major Impact

    These thesps make the most of limited screen time: Beau Bridges "The Millers" The oft-nominated, three-time Emmy winner says he jumped at the chance to join the cast of CBS' new hit comedy "The Millers" before even reading a script, "because of...
  • Univision owners preparing exit plan

    Univision Communications' owners are looking for an exit. Seven years ago, Los Angeles billionaire Haim Saban and four private equity firms spent $13.7 billion to acquire Univision, the nation's dominant Spanish-language media company. They figured they...
  • For your consideration, Oscar voters: Shailene Woodley

     For your consideration, Oscar voters: Shailene Woodley
    Studio execs from 20th Century Fox met with Oscar consultants a few days ago to mull this question: What happens when the year's most acclaimed acting turn to date comes in a movie that skews about two generations too young for most film academy members?...
  • 21st Century Fox Eyes $11.5 billion 'Windfall' from BSkyB Deals: Report

    LONDON -- Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox is "eyeing a windfall of as much as €8.5 billion ($11.5 billion)" from the sale of its stakes in pay TV operators in Germany and Italy to U.K. satcaster BSkyB, according to the Murdoch-owned Sunday Times...
  • 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...
  • 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...