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  • John Malone joins Lionsgate board in Starz stock swap

    Media mogul John Malone is getting into the “Hunger Games” business. The billionaire media investor will join the board of Lionsgate, the film company behind the "Hunger Games" franchise, in a complicated deal that intertwines the Santa...
  • Comedy Central has 'short list' for Jon Stewart replacement

    Comedy Central is mulling a "short list" of replacements for "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart, a decision that could affect how much influence the show has on the 2016 presidential campaign. Also at issue: Whether Stewart, an executive producer for...
  • Billionaire John Malone buys big stake in Lionsgate; Starz may benefit

    Billionaire John Malone buys big stake in Lionsgate; Starz may benefit
    Media mogul John Malone bought a significant stake in Hollywood studio Lionsgate in what could be part of a broader strategy to beef up his Starz cable network. The billionaire, who is chairman of Liberty Media and considered an architect of the...
  • Stewart's exit is no joke at Comedy Central

    Stewart's exit is no joke at Comedy Central
    With Jon Stewart leaving his post on "The Daily Show," the joke may be on Comedy Central. The┬ádeparture of Stewart — who announced on Tuesday that he will exit his signature mock-news program sometime later this year — presents the 24-year-...
  • Discovery boosts its stake in Hub Network

    Discovery boosts its stake in Hub Network
    Discovery Communications has increased its ownership stake in a children's channel known as the Hub Network and plans to rebrand it as Discovery Family with hopes of appealing to a wider audience. The Burbank-based channel, launched four years ago,...
  • Nickelodeon orders second season of 'Dora and Friends: Into the City!'

    Nickelodeon orders second season of 'Dora and Friends: Into the City!'
    Nickelodeon wants to stay in business with its aged up Dora Marquez. The network has ordered a 20-episode second season of its "Dora the Explorer" spinoff series "Dora and Friends: Into the City!" The companion preschool series, the first season of...
  • Showbiz Stocks Hit As Dow Plunges Over 300 Points

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank more than 300 points on Thursday while the NASDAQ gave up 90 points as two weeks of seesaw activity in the major indices drove investor anxiety. The Dow's 334-point drop on Thursday came on the heels of a 272-point...
  • Kevin Nealon Remembers Jan Hooks at AOL Webseries Premiere Party

    The stars of AOL's webseries casually strolled the red carpet in the open interior courtyard of the Palihouse Thursday evening. AOL celebrated the season premieres of five web shows, including "Laugh Lessons with Kevin Nealon," "True Trans with Laura...
  • Mipcom: James Murdoch Takes a Shot at Windows

    CANNES -- James Murdoch, co-chief operating officer at 21st Century Fox, took a shot at release windows during his keynote interview at TV market Mipcom on Monday. "We have these windows that are set up. They were set up in order to make more available...
  • Mipcom Briefs: Viacom Pacts with Amazon Prime U.K.; Shine Goes to 'School' in China

    Viacom has cut a multi-year pact with Amazon Prime in the U.K. for rights to "Awkward," "Kung Fu Panda" and four other shows from MTV and Nickelodeon. Deal gives Amazon Prime exclusive U.K. access to the shows, which include "Legend of Awesomeness,"...
  • Mipcom: Simon Cowell Vows to Bring 'X Factor' Back to the U.S.

    CANNES- Mipcom's Personality of the Year Simon Cowell delivered a colorful and upbeat keynote at the Cannes confab's jam-packed auditorium. Interviewed by his pal Piers Morgan, Cowell, who was dressed with his trademark white shirt, confirmed he...