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  • Media Stocks Rise After Time Warner Rebuffs Murdoch Bid

    Wall Street boosted media stocks Wednesday in the wake of a disclosure that Rupert Murdoch-controlled 21st Century Fox made an $80 billion bid for Time Warner that was rebuffed. Time Warner shares rose as much as 17% in early trading before settling...
  • Time Warner stock surges after rebuffed Fox offer

    Shares of Time Warner Inc. surged Wednesday after Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox said it had tried to buy the company in a deal valued at $80 billion. Time Warner's board rejected the overture, but the offer drove Time Warner stock up 16% to $82.53...
  • Why Wall Street Will Scrutinize Walden, Newman As They Take Fox Control

    Installing new creative oversight at a major broadcast outlet is a move that typically raises the interest of Hollywood. Now that longtime production-studio vets Dana Walden and Gary Newman have been placed over the operations of TV's iconoclastic Fox...
  • Epix Scales Another Distribution Hurdle in Carriage Pact with AT&T's U-verse

    Epix has scaled another distribution hurdle, signing a deal with AT&T's U-verse service that will add 5.7 million households to its subscriber base. The pact covers four channels and extends the availability of Epix's broadband offerings into U-verse...
  • 'Apes' go wild at box office with $73 million debut

    "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," a sequel about highly intelligent apes that battle with humans for dominance, has knocked the giant "Transformers" robots out of the top spot on U.S. and Canadian movie charts. The 3D "Apes" movie collected $73...
  • "El Planeta de los simios" trepa al tope de la taquilla norteamericana

    LOS ANGELES/NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes", una secuela sobre simios muy inteligentes que luchan contra los humanos por establecer su dominio, derrotó a los gigantescos robots "Transformers" en la taquilla de Estados Unidos y...
  • 'South Park' All Past Seasons Moving to Hulu Under Exclusive Pact

    The "South Park" lads are heading on down to Hulu -- in a big way. The Hulu Plus subscription service will become the exclusive online-streaming home for all past seasons of the long-running Comedy Central show, following the season 18 premiere on the...
  • Despite Headwinds, Disney Expects Volume Gains In Kids' Ad-Sales Market

    Disney thinks it has made a few steps forward in its effort to lure ad dollars to its kids' programs, despite a difficult market. The so-called "kids' upfront," the market in which Viacom's Nickelodeon, Time Warner's Cartoon Network and other youth-...
  • Robert Redford to Play Dan Rather in CBS Scandal Movie 'Truth'

    Robert Redford has come on board to play Dan Rather and Cate Blanchett will portray producer Mary Mapes in political drama "Truth." James Vanderbilt, who wrote Zodiac" and both "The Amazing Spider-Man" scripts, will make his directorial debut along...
  • "Transformers" producers face new dispute from Chinese location rep

    SHANGHAI, July 7 (Reuters) - A scenic Chinese location where scenes in Paramount Pictures' "Transformers: Age of Extinction" were filmed, has threatened to sue the film's producers for failing to display its logo on-screen, the China Daily newspaper...
  • Netflix Taps Ex-Nickelodeon Exec Brian Wright to Lead Kids' Content Deals

    Netflix has hired Brian Wright, most recently Nickelodeon's senior VP of live-action development, to head up the streaming service provider's stepped-up efforts to acquire kids and family programming. Wright reports to Cindy Holland, Netflix's VP of...