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  • Time Warner adopts provision that makes hostile takeover tougher

    In a move designed to ward off a potential hostile takeover, Time Warner Inc. approved a provision that would make it difficult for dissident shareholders to force a vote on a sale or attempt a change in the board of directors. The change in the company...
  • Time Warner Changes Bylaws to Guard Against Fox Acquisition

    Time Warner is strengthening its defenses in preparation for Rupert Murdoch's next play. The media company's board approved a measure Monday to temporarily prevent a fraction of shareholders, some 15%, from forcing a vote on 21st Century Fox's $85 per-...
  • Netflix Defends Chelsea Handler Deal

    Chelsea Handler's talk show on Netflix, slated to debut in 2016, will have a limited shelf life, chief content officer Ted Sarandos acknowledged, but he said it will fit into the streaming company's overall mix by introducing a new time-shifted model...
  • Box office: Friday audiences binge on 'The Purge: Anarchy'

    Box office: Friday audiences binge on 'The Purge: Anarchy'
    For one night at least, anarchy reigned. "The Purge: Anarchy," Universal's horror thriller about a future United States in which all crime is legal for 12 hours, topped the Friday box office with $13 million. Though a solid number for the $9-million...
  • U.K. Court Demands 'Glee' Name Change

    "Glee" may be getting a name change in the U.K. Britain's High Court ruled on Friday that Twentieth Century Fox must rename the show as it breaches the trademark of The Glee Club comedy chain, the Associated Press reports. Judge Roger Wyland ruled in...
  • Time Warner looks at ways to counter 21st Century Fox's buyout bid

    Time Warner looks at ways to counter 21st Century Fox's buyout bid
    Rupert Murdoch's entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, pounced on its prey at an opportune moment. Over lunch in New York in early June, Murdoch's top lieutenant, Chase Carey, told Time Warner Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes that Fox wanted to buy...
  • Box Office: 'Apes' Holds Off Strong 'Purge: Anarchy,' Limp 'Sex Tape'

    The Apes still rule. Universal's micro-budget chiller "The Purge: Anarchy" brought out the horror-buffs, propelling the sequel to last summer's break-out hit to a $28.4 million debut from 2,804 locations, but that wasn't enough to unseat 20th Century...
  • Hank Azaria to Lead Cast of Comedy from 'Family Guy' Producers

    "The Simpsons" vet Hank Azaria is heading across the border and will be the lead voice role in "Bordertown," Fox's new animated series created and written by "Family Guy's" Mark Hentemann. Azaria will play Bud Buckwald, a married father of three and a...
  • Fox's Peter Rice Reassures Creative Community About Network/Studio Consolidation

    Fox Networks Group Chairman-CEO Peter Rice was pressed into TV Critics Assn. tour service on Sunday, what with Kevin Reilly having been let go as entertainment chief and his replacements, Dana Walden and Gary Newman, have been in the job about 15 minutes....
  • Fox May Reap $10 Bil for Renewed Time Warner Bid via BSkyB Pay-TV Deals: Report

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox could generate more than $10 billion by selling its Sky Italia and Sky German satellite-TV holdings to BSkyB within the next two weeks -- and may use the funds to increase its takeover offer for Time Warner, according...
  • Is CNN worth more than analysts think?

    Is CNN worth more than analysts think?
    Wall Street analysts may be underestimating the value of Time Warner's CNN unit, according to people with close knowledge of its operations. If Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox is successful in its effort to buy Time Warner, it is expected to sell CNN,...
  • Fox acknowledges need for new hits after disappointing season

    Fox acknowledges need for new hits after disappointing season
    The marching orders for Fox Broadcasting's new entertainment team from its boss is simple. "We need some new hits," said Peter Rice, chairman and chief executive of the Fox Networks Group at the semiannual Television Critics Assn.'s press tour in...