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The Morning Fix: Bollywood goes Hollywood. What's cooking at Disney. Ad giant says slow down on that recovery talk. Emmy ratings and backlash!Company TownAfter the coffee. Before trying to figure out why the Angels own the Yankees. Bringing Hollywood to Bollywood. The Wall Street Journal profiles Reliance Big Entertainment, the movie arm of the Indian conglomerate Reliance ADA Group that just made a......
Company TownAlthough the advertising market is showing renewed signs of strength along with the improving economy, it has not quite returned to 2008 levels. On Thursday, global advertising giant WPP's GroupM weighed in with a revised forecast for 2010. It said......
Company TownSports rights fees are "totally out of control," a top advertising executive told a gathering of television executives today at an industry convention in Las Vegas. "Something's gotta give.... I don't know how any broadcaster can continue to suffer these....
Company TownIf only all their movies were this dramatic. Walt Disney Co.'s efforts to unload Miramax Films may reach a climax within 24 hours. The Weinstein brothers and their financial partner Ron Burkle are in the final hours of their exclusive......
Times Staff WriterWhen Dave Neupert founded the word-of-mouth marketing firm M80 in 1998, he had a tough time selling his idea to music and television executives. His pitch was simple: For a fee, he would find superfans — people who already loved a company's shows...
Evening Standard, LondonLord Davies has discovered it's not so "simples" being the chairman of Chime Communications after the marketing group behind the Compare the Market meerkat TV ads suffered a major investor revolt over pay. More than 57 percent of investors failed to...
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Evening Standard, LondonIt is the morning after the Baftas and David Abraham is feeling fragile. But it's not because the Channel 4 chief executive has been partying or because he is worried as he prepares to announce the state-owned broadcaster has made a pounds sterling 27...
The Charlotte ObserverFormer CIA Director Robert Gates will be among the keynote speakers Friday, as several of the Carolinas' largest universities award diplomas in commencement exercises. This is the biggest weekend of the year for college graduations, with more than three...
I'm pretty sure we can account for three of the best-male-actor nominees when the Academy Awards lists come out on Jan. 10. I've just seen a trio of excellent performances: Denzel Washington in "Flight," Daniel Day-Lewis in "Lincoln" and John Hawkes in...
Countdown to Halloween: five days. I don't like wearing costumes, I'm not into haunted houses, candy corn is too sweet, and I prefer pumpkin pie to pumpkin carvings. But I do like horror movies — just not the kind with umpteen sequels. I saw...
VarietyIn August, news network New Delhi Television (NDTV) took the somewhat unprecedented legal action of suing Television Audience Measurement Media Research India -- a joint venture of the Nielsen Co. and Kantar Media -- by claiming $810 million in...
I'm not what you'd call a luxury car buyer. The closest I ever came was coveting a fire-engine red 1959 Cadillac convertible I saw on a used-car lot in Westport around 1971…for $800. I'm glad I haven't been paying to keep gas in that car all...
Tags: Jaguar, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Land Rover, Cadillac
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