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  • NBC completes upfront ad sales with $2.1-billion haul

    NBC completes upfront ad sales with $2.1-billion haul
    NBC's financial fortunes are perking up, with advertisers agreeing to pay rate increases of 7% to 8% over last year's prices during the annual summer sales bazaar. In the last few days, NBC executives finished selling their advertising time for the...
  • L.A. City Council to debate Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout

    L.A. City Council to debate Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout
    The Los Angeles City Council plans to wade into the contentious contract dispute between Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp., which has led to a four-week blackout of local CBS stations in more than 1 million homes in Los Angeles. On Friday, the L.A. City...
  • Comcast and Twitter team up. Katie Couric going away?

    Comcast and Twitter team up. Katie Couric going away?
    After the coffee. Before rooting for the Tigers to beat the A's.  The Skinny: How do the St. Louis Cardinals do it? Every year they are in the running. That is some smart management and the Dodgers will have their work cut out for them. Thursday's...
  • Fox News Chief Roger Ailes stays mum on prime-time and Megyn Kelly

    Fox News Chief Roger Ailes stays mum on prime-time and Megyn Kelly
    Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes is being coy about how he will restructure the network's prime-time lineup to make room for daytime anchor Megyn Kelly. "Megyn has earned a better time period; she will be in our prime-time lineup," Ailes said Thursday...
  • 'Gravity' won't come down. Netflix and cable becoming friends?

    'Gravity' won't come down. Netflix and cable becoming friends?
    After the coffee. Before wondering why I'm not off today. The Skinny: Tough day for my teams Sunday as the Redskins and Tigers took it on the chin. Hopefully the Dodgers lineup will at least wake up Monday night. Also, no "Walking Dead" or "Good Wife"...
  • CNN bringing back political talk show 'Crossfire'

    CNN bringing back political talk show 'Crossfire'
    The original political shout-fest is coming back. CNN said "Crossfire," which was a staple of the cable news channel for over 20 years before being canceled in 2005, will return to its schedule this fall. “Few programs in the history of CNN have...
  • Activist investors demand Murdoch give up Fox chairmanship

    Activist investors demand Murdoch give up Fox chairmanship
    Rupert Murdoch's media company's annual meeting has become a fall classic. Each year, pension funds, activist investors and proxy advisory firms demand that Murdoch -- who serves as both chairman of the board and chief executive -- loosen his grip on...
  • Rupert Murdoch's pay drops to $28.9 million in 2013

    Rupert Murdoch's pay drops to $28.9 million in 2013
    21st Century Fox Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch's overall compensation declined slightly in fiscal 2013, to $28.9 million. During the previous year, Murdoch had a $30-million compensation package. That was nearly 10% lower than his fiscal 2011...
  • Streamlined 21st Century Fox posts higher revenue and profit

    Streamlined 21st Century Fox posts higher revenue and profit
    Unshackled from its publishing properties, Rupert Murdoch's pared-down entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, generated higher fiscal fourth-quarter profit and revenue. Murdoch's former News Corp. empire divided on June 28 into two separately traded...
  • Fox's Chase Carey calls a la carte programming 'a fantasy'

    Fox's Chase Carey calls a la carte programming 'a fantasy'
    21st Century Fox Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey underscored the value of sports programming and downplayed calls to end the bundling of television channels. During Fox's Investor Day presentations Thursday, Carey splashed cold water on calls for...
  • Rupert Murdoch keeps succession plan a secret

    Rupert Murdoch keeps succession plan a secret
    At the end of an investor conference designed to shed light on the financial future of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, the 82-year-old media baron was asked how long he planned to stick around as chief executive officer. Needham & Co. senior media...