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  • Rupert Murdoch passes on buying Tribune papers

    Looks like there are a couple more companies that Rupert Murdoch won't be buying. Fresh off the news that Time Warner rejected an $80 billion takeover bid from Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, Murdoch said Thursday that he won't be purchasing either the...
  • Dodger TV blackout continues! Will 'Sex Tape' score?

    Dodger TV blackout continues! Will 'Sex Tape' score?
    After the coffee. Before the week that never ends finally ends. The Skinny: This has been one long week! But I'll also say on a personal front it has been one of my most productive. If I had enough money socked away, this would be a good way to go out!...
  • Murdoch says he cannot buy Tribune Co. or LA Times

    Murdoch says he cannot buy Tribune Co. or LA Times
    Twenty-First Century Fox cannot buy publisher Tribune Co. or its Los Angeles Times newspaper, Fox Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch wrote on Twitter on Friday, citing U.S. laws on media ownership. “Sorry can't buy Trib group or LA Times - cross-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sun Valley: John Kerry Video Conference Victim of Bad Reception, Bloomberg Won't Grade De Blasio

    Even billionaires suffer from bad reception. That's the takeaway Friday after organizers at the Allen & Co. media and technology conference tried and failed to get Secretary of State John Kerry on a remote connection from Kabul, Afghanistan. America's...
  • 'Apes' climbs high at box office. Fox plans TV-unit overhaul.

    'Apes' climbs high at box office. Fox plans TV-unit overhaul.
    After the coffee. Before getting over World Cup withdrawal. The Skinny: If the Justice Department wants to talk to me about the media landscape as it reviews the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal (see below) I am available -- if they will cover my airfare...
  • China's Fosun and Yu Dong To Buy Fox's Stake in Bona Film

    HONG KONG -- Fosun International, the Chinese conglomerate that is poised to back Jeff Robinov's upstart Studio 8 company, is to increase its stake in producer, distributor Bona Film Group. At the same time Bona's chairman and CEO Yu Dong is to buy out...
  • Fox to get new leadership as part of corporate restructuring

    Fox to get new leadership as part of corporate restructuring
    Fox Broadcasting is getting new leadership as part of a larger corporate restructuring. The network, coming off a disappointing season, will be overseen by Gary Newman and Dana Walden, the co-chairmen of 20th Century Fox Television, the television...
  • 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...
  • 21st Century Fox wants one big happy TV family with new structure

    21st Century Fox wants one big happy TV family with new structure
    In restructuring its television operations, 21st Century Fox is hoping to create one big happy family that will put more hits on the Fox network while continuing to make shows for rival networks as well. The new unit, dubbed Fox Television Group, will...
  • Updated: 21st Century Fox Confirms It Bid for Time Warner, Says There Are Currently No Talks Under Way

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox confirmed a report that it made an offer to acquire Time Warner, but the media company said the offer was rejected and that there are no talks in progress. "21st Century Fox can confirm that we made a formal proposal...