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  • 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...
  • Rupert Murdoch easily retains position as Fox chairman

     Rupert Murdoch easily retains position as Fox chairman
    Rupert Murdoch easily swatted away another attempt to loosen his control over 21st Century Fox. Fox shareholders on Friday overwhelmingly supported the 82-year-old mogul's bid to retain his seat on the Fox board.  Murdoch had the fifth-highest vote...
  • 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...
  • A la carte cable pricing is off the menu, exec says

    A la carte cable pricing is off the menu, exec says
    Despite calls for a la carte cable television packages, allowing consumers to pick and choose the channels they want, the media industry's system of selling large bundles of channels will not end soon. "A la carte is a fantasy," 21st Century Fox Chief...
  • Fox Sports 1 aims to get ESPN watchers to switch channels

    Fox Sports 1 aims to get ESPN watchers to switch channels
    "I think it's time for ESPN to get a little competition, don't you?" That tough talk is coming from an unlikely source — 81-year-old Regis Philbin. The former daytime television talk show host and David Letterman foil is one of the faces of Fox...
  • President Obama puts himself on the Kardashians' enemies list

    President Obama puts himself on the Kardashians' enemies list
    The convergence of politics and entertainment was in evidence again last week when President Obama took a shot at the excessive lifestyles of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West -- and Kim’s mother, Kris Jenner, shot back. In bygone days when...
  • News Corp. gives glimpse of strategy with soccer app for Asia

    News Corp. gives glimpse of strategy with soccer app for Asia
    News Corp. has unveiled a new mobile application, dubbed BallBall, designed to bring European soccer news and video clips to sports fans in Asia. The BallBall roll-out marks the company's first product launch since the June 28 division of Rupert...
  • Washington Post buy: Can Jeff Bezos fix newspapers' business model?

    Washington Post buy: Can Jeff Bezos fix newspapers' business model?
    The definitive line about a newspaper's public mission came, as it happens, from Hollywood. In Orson Welles' classic "Citizen Kane," the title character, his newspaper empire in tatters, is asked by Walter Thatcher, the film's stand-in for J.P. Morgan,...
  • Bonus bonanza for Fox's Chase Carey, Rupert Murdoch

    Bonus bonanza for Fox's Chase Carey, Rupert Murdoch
    This post has been updated.  See below for details. The dramatic increase in the value of 21st Century Fox stock has paid big dividends for Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch and Chase Carey. Last week, the senior officers of 21st Century Fox were paid...