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  • However Thursday's Friends finale goes, expect everything to turn out OK

    In plotting tonight's send-off for Friends, the creative team of the landmark comedy came to the same conclusion the late Ricky Nelson put into song years ago: You can't please everyone, so you have to please yourself. "We don't want people to be...
  • Maryland's lost

    Sept. 19, 2001 Still more Maryland residents are dead or missing in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Amelia Fields Amelia Fields, 38, a clerical worker who had been transferred to the Pentagon on Sept. 10, is listed as missing. Mrs. Fields grew up...
  • 'Guardians' to rule the galaxy. Time Warner Cable has Dodger blues.

    'Guardians' to rule the galaxy. Time Warner Cable has Dodger blues.
    After the coffee. Before cleaning out my desk.  The Skinny: This is my last Morning Fix. It's been my pleasure to bring you the headlines with a mix of humor thrown in for the last five years. I want to thank all my loyal readers and the fine copy desk...
  • Discovery 2Q Profit Rises 26%, Boosted By International Networks

    Discovery Communications said weaker results at its U.S. TV networks were offset by robust activity from its international TV holdings, which helped the company notch a 26% increase in net income for the second quarter. The Silver Spring, Md., owner of...
  • Defy Media Hires BBC America's Mark Gall as Head of Sales

    Digital studio Defy Media has hired Mark Gall, previously EVP of TV and digital ad sales for BBC America with two decades of experience in the biz, as chief revenue officer. At Defy, formed last year by the merger of Alloy Digital and Break Media, Gall...
  • How CEO Pay Incentives Could Pave the Way for Media Megadeals

    The prospect of 21st Century Fox acquiring Time Warner has Wall Street and Hollywood bracing for a wave of mergers and acquisitions to hit the media sector. Conventional wisdom holds that entertainment conglomerates must bulk up to counter the size of...
  • 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...
  • Despite Headwinds, Disney Expects Volume Gains In Kids' Ad-Sales Market

    Disney thinks it has made a few steps forward in its effort to lure ad dollars to its kids' programs, despite a difficult market. The so-called "kids' upfront," the market in which Viacom's Nickelodeon, Time Warner's Cartoon Network and other youth-...
  • Rob Owen: Producers say 'Naked & Afraid' not about being naked

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Discovery Channel's hit "Naked and Afraid" (10 p.m. Sunday) is inspiring a whole new genre of reality shows VH1 debuts "Dating Naked" at 9 p.m. July 17 but "Naked & Afraid" producers insist their show is not about being naked, the...
  • Brian Grazer is Hustling to Keep Imagine Entertainment Relevant in Ever-Changing Hollywood

    It's odd to see Brian Grazer chillin'. But there he is -- the frenetic mega-producer -- lounging in his sprawling backyard in Santa Monica, Calif., overlooking the Riviera Country Club, munching on a breakfast of turkey bacon and eggs over easy, drinking...
  • 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...
  • CNN could be worth $5 billion if it is put up for sale: analyst

    (Reuters) - If Rupert Murdoch succeeds in buying Time Warner Inc and CNN is put up for sale, the 24-hour cable news network could be worth $5 billion, according to one analyst's estimate. Gabelli & Co's Brett Harriss said CNN is worth about 11 times...