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  • Fox Business Enlists WSJ Economics Correspondent As Contributor

    Jon Hilsenrath, the chief economics correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, will join Fox Business Network as a contributor, the TV-news outlet said Thursday. Hilsenrath will continue his duties at the Journal, while making appearances on both Fox...
  • BSkyB Topper Sophie Turner Laing to Step Down

    LONDON -- Sophie Turner Laing, managing director, content, at Rupert Murdoch's U.K. satcaster BSkyB, is to step down later this year. Turner Laing has been at Sky for 11 years, during which time she has helped drive the creative and commercial...
  • Kevin Reilly exits Fox Broadcasting after tough season

    Kevin Reilly exits Fox Broadcasting after tough season
    The top entertainment executive at Fox Broadcasting has resigned in the wake of a bruising television season. The departure of Kevin Reilly as chairman of entertainment for Fox comes less than three weeks after he presented a new fall schedule to...
  • Analysis: Kevin Reilly's Exit Opens Door to Reshaping of Fox Network Biz

    When Kevin Reilly announced his intention to step down as Fox's entertainment chairman, the knee-jerk response from people across the biz, myself included, was "so who is it?" Usually, exec transitions at that level come when the network or studio...
  • BSkyB Confirms Talks with 21st Century Fox over European Pay TV Merger

    CANNES -- U.K. satcaster BSkyB has confirmed reports that it is looking to acquire 21st Century Fox's stakes in pay TV operators Sky Deutschland in Germany and Sky Italia in Italy. The company said in a statement Monday, "BSkyB believes at the right...
  • News Corp. will buy Canadian romance publisher Harlequin

    Rupert Murdoch still believes in romance. The billionaire press baron's publishing company, News Corp., said Friday that it has agreed to purchase Harlequin Enterprises from Canada's Torstar Corp. for about $415 million in cash. The world's leading...
  • James Murdoch Raises Public Profile with 'X-Men' Screening, NYC Events

    It was a family affair as Rupert Murdoch and James Murdoch hosted a glittering array of media and movie stars for a private screening of "X-Men: Days of Future Past" at New York City's Crosby Street Hotel on Wednesday. The 21st Century Fox event...
  • 'Spider-Man' casts $92-million web. Could Couric return to 'Today'?

    'Spider-Man' casts $92-million web. Could Couric return to 'Today'?
    After the coffee. Before wishing the Morning Fix a happy anniversary. The Skinny: It was five years ago Sunday that the Morning Fix was born. Here is what it looked like on Day 1. Pretty primitive. It is an exhausting job that couldn't be done...
  • NBC's Kentucky Derby coverage draws 15.3 million viewers

    NBC's Kentucky Derby coverage draws 15.3 million viewers
    NBC's broadcast of Saturday's 140th running of the Kentucky Derby -- which saw the 3-year-old chestnut California Chrome capture the crown -- drew 15.3 million television viewers. The TV audience was down nearly 6% compared with last year, when an...
  • News Corp. Revenues Fall With Slower Ad Sales

    News Corp. said that its revenues in its most recent quarter fell 5% to $2.08 billion, reflecting foreign currency fluctuations and continued sluggish advertising revenues as its newspapers. The company said that its third-quarter net income fell to...
  • 21st Century Fox, Apollo Global Management Poised for Joint Venture

    21st Century Fox and private equity giant Apollo Global Management have entered into a preliminary agreement to form a joint venture that would bring together some of the biggest production companies in TV, including Fox-owned Shine Group and Apollo-owned...
  • Fox and Apollo to create TV production giant.

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and private equity giant Apollo Global Management are in preliminary talks to create a global television production house that would manage big hits like "American Idol" and "Deal or No Deal." The deal would combine...