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  • Turner and HBO drive Time Warner profit up

    Turner and HBO drive Time Warner profit up
    Time Warner Inc. said its profit grew by 44% in the third quarter while revenue remained flat. The media giant, whose holdings include Warner Bros., HBO and Turner Broadcasting, posted profit of $1.18 billion thanks to its cable unit as well as...
  • Time Warner Profits Buoyed by Cable in Q3

    Time Warner turned in flat revenue for the third quarter -- but its cable networks division again propped up the bottom line with the conglom boosting operating income 8% and handily beating analyst earnings estimates. "The biggest driver was again our...
  • Turner, HBO and Warner Bros. drive Time Warner to strong quarter

    Turner, HBO and Warner Bros. drive Time Warner to strong quarter
    Thanks to a strong performance from its cable networks including TNT and TBS, media giant Time Warner Inc. posted strong revenue and profit gains and beat the estimates of Wall Street analysts. Revenue at Time Warner grew 10% to $7.4 billion and the...
  • 'Mad Men,' 'Modern Family' take top Emmys

    'Mad Men,' 'Modern Family' take top Emmys
    It was repeat victories for ABC's "Modern Family" and AMC's "Mad Men" on Sunday night as they captured the marquee prizes at the 63rd annual Emmy Awards. The sitcom about a deliciously dysfunctional family won its second consecutive trophy for...
  • 'The Artist,' 'The Descendants' win big at the 69th annual Golden Globe awards

    'The Artist,' 'The Descendants' win big at the 69th annual Golden Globe awards
    "The Artist," the charming film about Hollywood's transition from silent movies to talkies, and the family drama "The Descendants" were catapulted to front-runner Oscar status Sunday night with an armful of Golden Globes to their names as the awards...
  • "Smash:" It's Not a Documentary But Still...

    "Smash:" It's Not a Documentary But Still...
    Watching the first four episodes of the much-hyped TV series “Smash,” one may ask, “Whose Broadway is it anyway?” Theater geeks and chat room obsessives will no doubt have lots to celebrate and carp about as the 15 episodes roll...
  • Peter Bergman dies at 72; comedian in Firesign Theatre troupe

    Peter Bergman dies at 72; comedian in Firesign Theatre troupe
    Peter Bergman, a founder of Firesign Theatre, the comic quartet that channeled the absurdist sensibility and chaotic impulses of the countercultural 1960s and '70s into a popular radio show and a series of cult-classic albums, has died at 72. A...
  • Ben Gazzara dies at 81; veteran actor of stage and screen

    Ben Gazzara dies at 81; veteran actor of stage and screen
    A New York native of Sicilian heritage, Ben Gazzara was a strongly masculine, subtly menacing screen presence with a gravelly voice that one writer described as "saloon-cured" and another said could strip paint at 50 paces. The veteran actor, who died...
  • Dr. Jack Kevorkian dies at 83; 'Dr. Death' was advocate, practitioner of physician-assisted suicide

    Dr. Jack Kevorkian dies at 83; 'Dr. Death' was advocate, practitioner of physician-assisted suicide
    He was known as Dr. Death, a Michigan physician who helped his patients kill themselves. In doing so, Jack Kevorkian inflamed a nationwide debate in the 1990s over a terminally ill patient's right to die. And he served eight years in prison for second-...
  • Patrice O'Neal dies at 41; stand-up comic and actor

    Patrice O'Neal dies at 41; stand-up comic and actor
    Patrice O'Neal, 41, a veteran stand-up comic who gained a wider following through TV and radio and helped roast Charlie Sheen in September, died Tuesday from complications of a stroke he suffered last month. O'Neal's manager, Jonathan Brandstein, said...
  • PASSINGS: Dennis Oppenheim, Ed Mauser

    PASSINGS: Dennis Oppenheim, Ed Mauser
    Dennis Oppenheim Conceptual artist and sculptor Dennis Oppenheim, 72, a pioneering conceptual artist and sculptor who also made his mark on the earthworks and body art movements, died Jan. 21 of liver cancer at a New York hospital. Beginning in the...