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  • Rupert Murdoch-inspired satire 'Great Britain' opens in London

    Rupert Murdoch-inspired satire 'Great Britain' opens in London
    A thinly veiled satire of the phone-hacking scandal that engulfed Rupert Murdoch's tabloid newspaper empire, "Great Britain" is a play with a surfeit of topical relevance. The new stage drama by "One Man, Two Guvnors" playwright Richard Bean opened this...
  • Gail Berman forms production company with Fox Networks Group

    Gail Berman forms production company with Fox Networks Group
    Gail Berman, a veteran film and television industry executive, has formed a production partnership with the Fox Networks Group, a unit of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. The deal is a homecoming of sorts for Berman. She was president of...
  • Film Review: Documentary takes a closer look at Koch Brothers

    Film Review: Documentary takes a closer look at Koch Brothers
    Tia Lessin and Carl Deal’s documentary “Citizen Koch” (which opened June 27 at Laemmle’s Playhouse) achieved a certain notoriety when its nominally independent backers at ITVS dropped support for the film. Although other reasons...
  • News of the World Editor Sentenced to 18 Months in Phone Hacking Trial

    Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has been sentenced to 18 months in jail after he was found guilty of plotting to hack phones. Last week the senior editor in Rupert Murdoch's British news empire was found guilty of one count of conspiracy...
  • 21st Century Fox goes after Time Warner. 'Big Bang' wants big bucks.

    21st Century Fox goes after Time Warner. 'Big Bang' wants big bucks.
    After the coffee. Before another day at the Beverly Hills Hilton The Skinny: Another day, another potential media merger to obsess over. We have lots of coverage of 21st Century Fox's rebuffed offer for Time Warner and we're pretty sure this won't be...
  • Fate is Often the One to Blame for a Film's Success or Failure

    As the box office numbers roll in this summer, the media is asking the usual rude questions: Who is really responsible for the hits and misses? How big will be the profits and losses? These are valid questions, except for the fact that they only lead...
  • Time Warner stock surges after rebuffed Fox offer

    Shares of Time Warner Inc. surged Wednesday after Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox said it had tried to buy the company in a deal valued at $80 billion. Time Warner's board rejected the overture, but the offer drove Time Warner stock up 16% to $82.53...
  • 21st Century Fox - Time Warner deal would face intense D.C. scrutiny

    21st Century Fox - Time Warner deal would face intense D.C. scrutiny
    A potential combination of entertainment giants 21st Century Fox and Time Warner would likely draw intense scrutiny from the Federal Communications Commission, Justice Department, Capitol Hill and consumer groups already concerned about media...
  • Murdoch's Time Warner Bid Puts Spotlight On CNN

    CNN's future path may not necessarily be the same as parent Time Warner's. Time Warner rebuffed an $80 billion offer from 21st Century Fox earlier this month, both companies disclosed Wednesday, that would have combined the owner of HBO, TNT and Warner...
  • NBC, CBS, Fox, CW kick off 2014 upfront advertising market

    NBC, CBS, Fox, CW kick off 2014 upfront advertising market
    Television's annual advertising auction is underway. Fox, NBC, CBS and CW have begun selling their commercial slots for the upcoming television season as part of the annual auction known as the upfront market, people familiar with the process said...
  • Digital-Video VC Luminari Capital Funds 6 Companies, Plans More Investments (Exclusive)

    Luminari Capital, a small Silicon Valley venture-capital firm focused on digital video that counts Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB among its backers, has revealed its initial six investments -- and founder and managing partner Daniel Leff said he's planning to...
  • 'Fault in Our Stars' may make Cruise cry. Colbert takes on Amazon.

    'Fault in Our Stars' may make Cruise cry. Colbert takes on Amazon.
    After the coffee. Before binging on "Orange Is the New Black." The Skinny: I finally finished Season 1 of "Orange Is the New Black" over Memorial Day weekend. I'm sure I will watch a couple of episodes of Season 2 this weekend but I won't go crazy. Not...