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  • 'Thor' will roar. Comcast to sell movies. John Oliver jumps to HBO.

    'Thor' will roar. Comcast to sell movies. John Oliver jumps to HBO.
     After the coffee. Before figuring out this whole life thing. The Skinny: Thursday I worked from 5:30 a.m. until about 8:10 p.m. and unfortunately I won't be able to mail it in today. But to paraphrase Hyman Roth, this is the life I have chosen. Friday'...
  • FXX lands reruns and online rights to 'The Simpsons'

    FXX lands reruns and online rights to 'The Simpsons'
    In a move that would have C. Montgomery Burns saying "excellent," the cable network FXX has acquired rerun rights to more than 500 episodes of the long-running Fox hit "The Simpsons." Although reruns of "The Simpsons" have been on local television...
  • Murdoch divorce nears finish line. MTV tones down 'Scrubbing In.'

    Murdoch divorce nears finish line. MTV tones down 'Scrubbing In.'
    After the coffee. Before deciding whether to give 'Nashville' another chance. The Skinny: It feels like Thursday but it's only Wednesday. Normally this would bug me, but I have so much work I'm trying to get done before next week that I'm actually kind...
  • Rupert Murdoch finalizing divorce; Wendi Murdoch keeps NY apartment

    Rupert Murdoch finalizing divorce; Wendi Murdoch keeps NY apartment
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and third wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, are close to finalizing their divorce, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The estranged couple has negotiated a settlement that will bring their 14-year marriage to an end....
  • Disney shifts $800-million-a-year movie ad buying to OMD

    Disney shifts $800-million-a-year movie ad buying to OMD
    Walt Disney Co. has hired a new advertising agency to oversee media planning for its movie studio. OMD, whose clients include Pepsi and Visa, on Wednesday landed the Disney Studios account, which handles an estimated $800 million a year in advertising...
  • Rupert Murdoch, Wendi Murdoch announce divorce settlement

    Rupert Murdoch, Wendi Murdoch announce divorce settlement
    NEW YORK -- Rupert Murdoch and his third wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, have reached a settlement in their pending divorce -- and sealed it with a kiss. At a hearing Wednesday morning in New York state court in Manhattan, the couple told a judge they...
  • Sony faces investors. Is Disney over-apologizing for Jimmy Kimmel?

    Sony faces investors. Is Disney over-apologizing for Jimmy Kimmel?
    After the coffee. Before digging out the umbrella and raincoat.  The Skinny: I've lived in Los Angeles on and off for more than 12 years and I'm still amazed that a little rain is the lead story on the news and brings traffic to a grinding halt. Well,...
  • 'Carrie' tries to fight 'Gravity.' Sean Combs preps Revolt.

    'Carrie' tries to fight 'Gravity.' Sean Combs preps Revolt.
    After the coffee. Before going back to bed for some more sleep. The Skinny: I was out of town Thursday on assignment and didn't get back home until about 1 a.m., so I'm groggy and wired at the same time. Friday's roundup includes the box office preview...
  • 'Catching Fire' red hot. Hollywood scrambles after Paul Walker's death.

    'Catching Fire' red hot. Hollywood scrambles after Paul Walker's death.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to deliver this via drones. The Skinny: You know, the Redskins have plenty of ways to beat themselves. They didn't need the extra help they got from the referees Sunday night. I'm still mad about that one....
  • Rupert Murdoch survives challenge over control of 21st Century Fox

    Rupert Murdoch survives challenge over control of 21st Century Fox
    Rupert Murdoch isn't going anywhere anytime soon. In what's become an annual ritual, the 82-year-old mogul and chairman of 21st Century Fox appears to have beaten back an effort to remove him from the media giant's board of directors, according to a...
  • Tong's 'Monkey King' wins Beijing International Screenwriting contest

    Tong's 'Monkey King' wins Beijing International Screenwriting contest
    Los Angeles film and TV writer Galen Tong is the feature film grand prize winner of the inaugural Beijing International Screenwriting Competition. Tong, a graduate of USC's School of Cinema-Television, was among nearly 1,000 U.S.-based writers who...