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  • The Morning Fix: Sheen's back! Disney invades Russia.

     
    Friday's headlines include the box office preview, new battles between Hollywood and the movie rental chains, and Charlie Sheen's new job....
  • Paramount lays off 120, replaces international president

     
    Paramount Pictures is laying off 120 of its approximately 2,400 employees as it merges it DVD, television and digital divisions and moves the headquarters of its international operation to Los Angeles from London....
  • Time Warner makes play for Endemol, to boost overeas presence

     
    Looking to boost its international presence, Time Warner Inc. made a unsolicited bid earlier this week for Endemol, the creator of reality TV hits “Deal or No Deal” and “Wipeout” and one of the world’s largest television...
  • Nickelodeon to launch prime-time block for moms

     
    Nickelodeon is looking to craft a mom-oriented programming block next year. NickMom will launch in the fourth quarter of 2012....
  • Disney gains on Nickelodeon, which points finger at Nielsen

     
    It's the middle of the afternoon, do you know where your children are? That's what Viacom Inc. wants Nielsen to find out. The parent company of No. 1 kids cable network Nickelodeon is grumbling about a recent decline in its......
  • MTV salutes ‘Jackass’ star with ‘Ryan Dunn Tribute Special’

     
    Van Toffler, president of Viacom's Music Group, said in a statement: "Weaving together footage of Ryan for this special reminds us all of what a special friend he was to so many. He is sorely missed by his MTV family and fans, but his mischievous,...
  • Independent music publishers urged to opt into YouTube licensing deal

     
    The National Music Publishers Assn. on Thursday released the terms of its legal settlement with YouTube, urging its members to sign on to a licensing deal that sprung out of the agreement....
  • Paramount Pictures sued by financing partner for fraud

     
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Paramount Pictures withheld profit from such hit movies as “Mission: Impossible 3,” “Jackass 2” and the “Transformers” trilogy, according to a lawsuit filed in Los...
  • Creative America releases new anti-piracy video

     
    Creative America, the group launched this summer to muster support in the creative community for tougher anti-piracy laws, recently debuted a 12-minute video that highlights the impact of content theft on all aspects of the filmmaking chain...
  • The cable television industry's conundrum

     
    Cable television networks -- the most profitable divisions of Time Warner Inc., NBCUniversal, Walt Disney Co., Viacom and News Corp. -- are experiencing runaway inflation in programming costs. NFL and other sports programming contribute to the huge...
  • The Morning Fix: Seacrest for Lauer? Really? RIP Harry Morgan

     
    The Morning Fix is a roundup of media stories....