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  • Paramount's thin film slate puts drag on Viacom profit

    Viacom is hoping some muscular turtles can stomp out the doldrums at its Paramount Pictures movie studio. Paramount this week releases the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie, which comes on the heels of the studio's summer blockbuster, "Transformers:...
  • Viacom 3Q Profit Falls 5% Due to Film Revenue Declines

    Viacom said third-quarter net income fell just over 5% due to revenue shortfalls at its filmed-entertainment business and a gain of just 1% in revenue at its cable-network portfolio. The owner of the Paramount movie studio and cable outlets like MTV...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: Goods and services imports and exports for June,  weekly mortgage applications Local earnings: CF Industries Holdings Inc., FreightCar America Inc., InnerWorkings Inc., Integrys Energy Group Inc., John Bean Technologies Corp., Manitex...
  • New Breed of Online Stars Rewrite the Rules of Fame

    He may be huge on YouTube, but few in Hollywood know who Shane Dawson is. Not yet, anyway. The 26-year-old is best known to 12 million-plus subscribers across three different YouTube channels, but he's about to make a name for himself in film and TV,...
  • MTV Latin America Launches 'Acapulco Shore' (EXCLUSIVE)

    In keeping with its strategy to increase original programming at the local level, MTV Latin America has kicked off production on "Acapulco Shore," the first Latin American version of MTV's hit reality show "Jersey Shore," which ran 2009-2012. Skein will...
  • Film Review: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'

    If nothing else, Paramount's attempt at a bigscreen "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" reboot should make for a fascinating case study in the power of fan outrage. Following the online uproar over their proposed deviations from the original material, among...
  • AOL Studios Chief Gabriel Lewis Exits, Nate Hayden Tapped to Run Originals (Exclusive)

    AOL named Nate Hayden VP of originals and branded entertainment, following the departure of AOL Studios head Gabriel Lewis. "Gabe (Lewis) has left to pursue other opportunities," an AOL rep said. Friday is Lewis' last day at AOL. Hayden (pictured above)...
  • Judy McGrath Joins Amazon's Board

    Judy McGrath, former CEO of MTV Networks, has been elected to Amazon.com's board of directors effective Oct. 1, the company said. McGrath also was appointed to the Amazon board's leadership development and compensation committee, according to an SEC...
  • Brian Grazer is Hustling to Keep Imagine Entertainment Relevant in Ever-Changing Hollywood

    It's odd to see Brian Grazer chillin'. But there he is -- the frenetic mega-producer -- lounging in his sprawling backyard in Santa Monica, Calif., overlooking the Riviera Country Club, munching on a breakfast of turkey bacon and eggs over easy, drinking...
  • 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...