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  • 21st Century Fox Withdraws Bid for Time Warner

    After weeks of mounting expectations about a corporate takeover duel between 21st Century Fox and Time Warner, Rupert Murdoch surprised the media biz by withdrawing his $80 billion acquisition offer. The statement from Fox came one day before both...
  • Time Warner CEO says 'strategy is working' after strong quarter

    Time Warner CEO says 'strategy is working' after strong quarter
    Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes said the entertainment giant is not lacking anything and that bigger is not always better. Speaking to Wall Street analysts a day after Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox withdrew its unsolicited and unwelcome...
  • Murdoch is 'resolute' in dropping Time Warner bid

    Murdoch is 'resolute' in dropping Time Warner bid
    Even after 21st Century Fox withdrew its $80-billion bid for Time Warner, Wall Street wondered whether Rupert Murdoch was just playing possum, only to spring back to make another run at his rival. Murdoch, and his chief deputy, on Wednesday tried to...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Hell on Wheels' on AMC

    Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Hell on Wheels' on AMC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 10 - 16, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Cedar Cove In this new episode, Olivia (Andie...
  • Murdoch's BSkyB Ups Stake in Virtual Reality Company Jaunt

    Rupert Murdoch's U.K. pay TV operator BSkyB has invested a further $400,000 in Jaunt, a Silicon Valley company specializing in 3D virtual reality entertainment. The move follows BSkyB's $350,000 investment in Jaunt in December 2013. "These investments...
  • Can 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Rescue the Summer Box Office?

    The box office bad news is mounting, with "Guardians of the Galaxy" emerging as the best hope to bolster the sagging domestic film market. The summer box office is down roughly 20% from 2013′s record-breaking highs and year-to-date overall ticket...
  • 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-...
  • Fox offer for Time Warner could bring out rival suitors

    Fox offer for Time Warner could bring out rival suitors
    Is there a white knight for Time Warner? Time Warner Inc. has made it clear that it does not want to sell itself to Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, rejecting the mogul's $80-billion offer. Still, analysts and industry insiders expect another bid from...
  • How Far Will Murdoch Go to Acquire Time Warner?

    At 83, Rupert Murdoch still carries the swagger of a corporate brawler. At Allen & Co.'s annual Sun Valley captains of industry conference in July, the media baron approached a throng of eager reporters, and swung and stretched his arms like an aging...
  • The M&A Wars Seem Tame Without Sumner Redstone's Raids

    MEMO TO SUMNER REDSTONE: Where are you when we need you, Sumner? You used to thrive in this sort of chaotic media environment, with takeover rumors rampant and harried bankers shuttling between meetings. But you've let Rupert Murdoch, your longtime...
  • Murdoch's Empire-Building Plan is Clearly Family-Friendly

    Hollywood bestows a form of immortality on its marquee talent: Orson Welles' name will live as long as best-movie lists are assembled. And when sentient space visitors arrive, their first demand will likely be to meet Lucille Ball. For executives,...
  • Chase Carey Commits to Staying at Fox If Time Warner Deal Happens: Source

    Rupert Murdoch has strengthened his hand in his quest to acquire Time Warner. 21st Century Fox president-chief operating officer Chase Carey is said to have pledged to make a long-term commitment to stay in his top management role should the deal come...