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Weinstein Co. looks to spin off its television division
Weinstein Co. looks to spin off its television division

One of the most formidable personalities in the movie business, Harvey Weinstein, is looking to become a bigger force in the television world. Just seven months after announcing that it was making a more aggressive push into the television business, Weinstein Co. is now considering spinning off its TV division into a separate company. The company's ideal scenario would involve partnering with a digital powerhouse like Amazon, Google, Yahoo or Netflix that may be looking for a pipeline of fresh content. But the TV unit could also be spun off as a publicly traded company. “The TV business has been an incredibly prosperous and successful endeavor for us,” said Weinstein...

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