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  • Viacom to pay $760 million for British TV outlet

    Cable television giant Viacom Inc. is spending nearly $760 million to buy Britain's popular Channel 5 Broadcasting service. The acquisition, announced Thursday, catapults the New York media company into a rare league. It would become owner of a public...
  • 'Spider-Man' to cast big web; AT&T may dial up DirecTV.

    'Spider-Man' to cast big web; AT&T may dial up DirecTV.
    After the coffee. Before making this heat wave end. The Skinny: I caught up on "Mad Men" last night. Sunday's episode would have been great if not for that boring Betty and Bobby story. After awhile I just fast-forwarded whenever Betty showed up on...
  • Box office: 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' catches $8.7 million Thursday night

    "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" -- the fifth flick featuring the web-slinging hero in 14 years -- is spinning toward a strong opening weekend.  The sequel to 2012's franchise reboot "The Amazing Spider-Man" snatched $8.7 million in ticket sales from Thursday...
  • TV ratings: iHeart Radio Music Awards solid, 'Grey's Anatomy' up

    TV ratings: iHeart Radio Music Awards solid, 'Grey's Anatomy' up
    Between Fox's "American Idol" and NBC's iHeart Radio Music Awards, Thursday night television seemed dominated by wannabe pop-chart-toppers and those who have already made it big, but CBS emerged on top in the ratings with its comedy lineup.   The iHeart...
  • 'Vikings' Season 2 finale ratings down from last year

    'Vikings' Season 2 finale ratings down from last year
    The second season of History channel's "Vikings" ended with a bit less ratings plunder than the first.  Thursday night's season finale of the cable drama averaged 3.4 million total viewers, 1.4 million of whom were in the key 18- to 49-year-old...
  • Advertising slow-down worries cloud Viacom's 16% profit gain

    Advertising slow-down worries cloud Viacom's 16% profit gain
    Media company Viacom Inc. reported 16% higher profit in its fiscal first quarter but revenue dipped -- raising worries on Wall Street about a slow-down in domestic advertising sales. But blame Paramount Pictures, the Los Angeles-based movie studio, for ...
  • Stephen Colbert's exit will leave huge gap at Comedy Central

    Stephen Colbert's exit will leave huge gap at Comedy Central
    Comedy Central now has a late-night problem. CBS' announcement that Stephen Colbert would take over "The Late Show" next year when David Letterman retires leaves a huge gap in Comedy Central's marquee lineup.  For nearly a decade, "The Colbert Report"...
  • Stephen Colbert unleashes 'Laser Klan' on the world

    Stephen Colbert unleashes 'Laser Klan' on the world
    February is widely known as Black History Month, and Stephen Colbert chose to celebrate it in the strangest way possible on Thursday's show: with an animated short for a proposed TV show known as "Laser Klan." Yes, that spelling is not a mistake. This...
  • Disney-Dish Network pact may alter TV viewing habits

    Walt Disney Co. and satellite TV provider Dish Network's sweeping new agreement could lead to changes in the way consumers watch television. The comprehensive distribution deal, announced late Monday, is expected to become a blueprint on how the...
  • Who will replace Anne Sweeney? Jimmy Fallon on a roll.

    Who will replace Anne Sweeney? Jimmy Fallon on a roll.
    After the coffee. Before finding a way to get that lost hour back.  The Skinny: I literally got chills watching "The Americans" on FX last night. I know I keep plugging it but trust me, it's worth an hour of your time. Thursday's roundup includes a...
  • 98% of Faith Driven Consumers Don't Support 'Noah,' Survey Shows

    Despite its Biblical inspiration, Paramount's upcoming "Noah" may face some rough seas with religious audiences, according to a new survey by Faith Driven Consumers. The religious organization found in a survey that 98% of its supporters were not...