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  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' � A to Z

    Thirty years ago, Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird self-published a black-and-white comic book with the unusual name "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." Only 3,000 copies were printed of the 40-page over-sized comic, but from that humble beginning rose an...
  • Strong advertising sales lead to earnings boost for Sinclair Broadcast Group

    Strong advertising sales lead to earnings boost for Sinclair Broadcast Group
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. turned in a better-than-expected second quarter Wednesday, thanks to strong advertising sales and lower expenses to operate its television stations. The Hunt Valley broadcaster said it earned $41.3 million, or 42 cents per...
  • NBC Universal Signs Jason Blum to 10-Year Multi-Platform Deal

    NBC Universal has signed Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions to an unprecedented new 10-year first-look producing deal, extending its current movie deal. Blumhouse is also forming new partnerships that span across NBC Universal's business including its...
  • Speedy gigabit Internet may arrive in L.A., but don't hold your breath

    Seeing little competition and questionable demand, Internet service providers have shrugged at spending the billions of dollars needed to boost U.S. Internet speeds to match other parts of the world. But efforts by Google Inc. and a few cities including...
  • Consumer Confidential: Trying to talk with IRS can be taxing

    No one expects the federal government to be a model of efficiency. But with a projected deficit of nearly $600 billion this year, you'd think officials would do everything possible to help people pay their taxes. Kathleen Klein thought so. All the...
  • Laugh Factory teams with Larry King's Ora TV for new material

    Laugh Factory teams with Larry King's Ora TV for new material
    The Laugh Factory has found an edgy new comic force to give it a leg up in the digital age -- Larry King. In an effort to reach a bigger online audience, the comedy club chain has partnered with Ora TV, the production house and digital video network...
  • Fox Sports Digital, Sporting News Join In Digital Partnership

    Fox Sports Digital and Sporting News Media said they would share content and traffic across their top sports properties, including FoxSports.com, SportingNews.com and Goal.com The partnership's projected reach is expected to be a minimum of 55 million...
  • 100 Palestinians, 13 Israelis killed in bloody Gaza fighting

    100 Palestinians, 13 Israelis killed in bloody Gaza fighting
    (Reuters) Hamas's armed wing said on Sunday it had captured an Israeli soldier, as fighting in Gaza led to the bloodiest losses in a nearly two-week military offensive, with some 100 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers killed. The Israeli military...
  • Senators Propose Letting Cable Customers Decide Which TV Stations They Want

    Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) and Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) are proposing that subscribers to cable and satellite services be allowed to choose which broadcast channels they want to pay for as part of their multichannel package. Their proposal was met...
  • Time Warner Changes Bylaws to Guard Against Fox Acquisition

    Time Warner is strengthening its defenses in preparation for Rupert Murdoch's next play. The media company's board approved a measure Monday to temporarily prevent a fraction of shareholders, some 15%, from forcing a vote on 21st Century Fox's $85 per-...
  • Hollywood Market Research Firm C4 Finalizes Launch

    Newly-minted Hollywood market research firm C4 has finalized its acquisition of Motion Picture Group's data assets, six weeks after announcing the new venture. The announcement came Wednesday from founders and film producers D. Todd Shepherd and George...