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  • Tribune Co. earnings, revenue fall

    Tribune Co. earnings, revenue fall
    Tribune Co., the parent of the Los Angeles Times, reported that earnings tumbled in the second quarter as revenue dropped sharply in its broadcast division and advertising continued to decline at its newspapers. The media giant reported net income of...
  • Rupert Murdoch's pay falls; One Direction doc likely to win weekend

    Rupert Murdoch's pay falls; One Direction doc likely to win weekend
    After the coffee. Before becoming way overexposed.  The Skinny: I'm on a standup comedy kick right now, with Maria Bamford's new album playing on Spotify as I write this. Friday's headlines include box offices previews and the return of cigarette...
  • Gaffe-prone conservative Tony Abbott likely next Australian leader

    Gaffe-prone conservative Tony Abbott likely next Australian leader
    The conservative politician widely expected to emerge as Australia's  prime minister after Saturday's parliamentary elections has mused publicly that it may not be "a bad thing" that men have more power than women. Liberal Party leader Tony Abbott has...
  • Shake-up at NBCUniversal reflects foreign focus

     Shake-up at NBCUniversal reflects foreign focus
    In a dramatic shake-up that took Hollywood by surprise, NBCUniversal has shuffled its executive ranks by forcing out film Chairman Adam Fogelson and shifting Universal Studios President Ron Meyer — the industry's longest-serving studio chief —...
  • Jeff Shell's promotion to run Universal Pictures surprises Hollywood

     Jeff Shell's promotion to run Universal Pictures surprises Hollywood
    As a teenager Jeff Shell was determined to earn a spot on the elite basketball team at West Los Angeles' University High School. Despite being considered a long shot, he spent hours in his backyard practicing his jump shot and working on his moves until...
  • Scotland Yard reportedly interested in Rupert Murdoch tape

    Scotland Yard reportedly interested in Rupert Murdoch tape
    Scotland Yard detectives are interested in a surreptitious recording of Rupert Murdoch, according to the Guardian newspaper of London. In the recording, News Corp.'s chairman seemed to suggest that bribing public officials was part of "the culture of...
  • Fox's Dana Walden, Gary Newman receive bigger TV portfolio

    Fox's Dana Walden, Gary Newman receive bigger TV portfolio
    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has realigned a big chunk of its television empire, bringing its syndication and distribution business under the control of two respected Fox executives, Dana Walden and Gary Newman. Walden and Newman have jointly run...
  • Netflix lands streaming deal for Fox's 'New Girl'

    Netflix lands streaming deal for Fox's 'New Girl'
    Netflix has struck a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution for streaming rights to reruns of "New Girl," the Fox network's sitcom starring Zooey Deschanel. While neither Netflix nor Twentieth would disclose terms of the agreement, a...
  • Tribune CEO says TV deal won't factor into decision on newspapers

    Tribune CEO says TV deal won't factor into decision on newspapers
    Tribune Co.'s $2.73-billion purchase of 19 television stations Monday will have no impact on whether the company sells its newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, Chief Executive Peter Liguori said. "We're not going to look at the newspapers today...
  • FCC to slap small Houston pay-TV operator with big fine

    FCC to slap small Houston pay-TV operator with big fine
    The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a $2.25-million fine for a small Houston cable TV operator that transmitted broadcast signals without permission. The company, TV Max Inc., provides cable TV services to multiple dwelling units in...
  • OWN to test run 'All My Children,' 'One Life to Live'

    OWN to test run 'All My Children,' 'One Life to Live'
    The Oprah Winfrey Network, continuing its programming pivot, has acquired limited rights to the beloved daytime dramas "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." The Los Angeles-based network, co-owned by Winfrey, announced the acquisition Wednesday. OWN...