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  • Time Warner Unmoved by Fox's Board Seat Offer

    21st Century Fox is willing to give Time Warner shareholders representation on its board as part of a bid for the media giant. However, participation in the leadership of the tightly controlled conglomerate may not be enough to make much difference,...
  • Sun Valley: Diane von Fürstenberg Sports Google Glass, Brian Grazer Talks Creativity

    Diane von Fürstenberg hawked Google Glass, CBS chief Les Moonves said "The Good Wife" was "robbed" of an Emmy nomination and Disney head Bob Iger poked good-natured fun at the media's obsession with mergers and deal-making. It was just a typical day...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Show: 'Cedar Cove'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Show: 'Cedar Cove'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 20 - 26, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Bet on Your Baby In the season finale of this...
  • TCA Award winners include 'Breaking Bad,' 'Good Wife,' 'Orange,' 'Veep'

    "Breaking Bad" was the big winner Saturday at the 30th Annual Television Critics Assn. Awards at the Beverly Hilton. For the second (and presumably last) time in a row, the AMC series was named program of the year. The program had its finale in...
  • 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,...
  • 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 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...
  • Media Stocks Rise After Time Warner Rebuffs Murdoch Bid

    Wall Street boosted media stocks Wednesday in the wake of a disclosure that Rupert Murdoch-controlled 21st Century Fox made an $80 billion bid for Time Warner that was rebuffed. Time Warner shares rose as much as 17% in early trading before settling...
  • 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...