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Katie Holmes To Star As Jackie Kennedy On Reelzchannel

2nd February 2011

KATIE HOLMES will star as JACKIE KENNEDY when her drama series 'The Kennedys' premieres on the 'ReelzChannel' network in April 2011.KATIE HOLMES and the cast of 'The Kennedys' have finally found a home for their...

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Bronfman Convicted Of Misleading Vivendi Investors

21st January 2011

Music mogul EDGAR BRONFMAN, JR. has been ordered to pay a $6.7 million (GBP4.5 million) fine for misleading investors of his former company Vivendi Universal.A French court found the Warner Music Group chairman and CEO...

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Katy Perry Visits Mark Zuckerberg At Facebook Offices

20th January 2011

KATY PERRY, the American pop singer and wife of British comedian RUSSELL BRAND paid a visit to the Facebook offices in California yesterday (19th January 2011) where she met with the website's founder, MARK ZUCKERBERG,...

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Japanese Theaters Cut Ticket Prices

19th January 2011

Toho Cinemas, the largest theater chain in Japan, has come up with a rather revolutionary solution to the problem of declining attendance in movie theaters charge less money for tickets. Japan already boasts some of...

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Niche Sports Find Paying Viewers -- On The Web

23rd June 2006

Sports that broadcast television and cable networks choose to ignore -- or give short shrift -- are turning up as pay-to-view webcasts, including 250 matches from Wimbledon beginning on Monday, USA Today reported today (Friday)....

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Mary Wilson Celebrates New Copyright Law

16th June 2006

Former SUPREME MARY WILSON is celebrating a legal victory after the law she has been pushing for in Illinois was passed. The law, which will take effect in January 2007, will require all live musical...

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Arad Becomes Ex-man At Marvel

1st June 2006

In a move that reportedly caught Wall Street off guard, Avi Arad, whom many analysts have called the real superhero of Marvel Entertainment, resigned Wednesday as chairman and CEO of the company's film studio and...

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Eisner Takes "Subtle Jab" At Successor Iger

24th May 2006

Michael Eisner will take what today's (Wednesday) New York Post describes as "a subtle jab" at Robert Iger, who succeeded him as CEO of the Walt Disney Co. when the two appear on Eisner's CNBC...

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The Apprentice Producers Settle Lawsuit

24th May 2006

Producers of American reality TV show THE APPRENTICE have settled a lawsuit alleging the premise for the programme was lifted from an idea for a show called CEO. MARK BETHEA sued The Apprentice creator/producer MARK...

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Pixar Fought Disney To Protect Its "Children," Says Lasseter

16th May 2006

John Lasseter, the co-founder and creative leader of Pixar, has acknowledged that he worried endlessly during the protracted negotiations with Disney about the possibility that Disney would produce sequels to the original Pixar films like...

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Schleiff Out At Court Tv

4th May 2006

Henry Schleiff is out as CEO of Court TV as Time Warner assumes from Liberty Media the 50 percent of the cable network that it doesn't already own. Broadcasting and Cable magazine said that Schleiff...

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Jackson Confirms New Management Deal

18th April 2006

LATEST: MICHAEL JACKSON has confirmed his new manager is English music mogul GUY HOLMES. Jackson has signed a record deal with Two Seas Records, the label he has founded with Bahrain ruler SHEIK ABDULLA HAMAD...

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Judge Rules In Favor Of Da Vinci Code Writer

7th April 2006

Producers of the film version of The Da Vinci Code presumably heaved a long sigh of relief when a British judge today (Friday) ruled against two writers who claimed that author Dan Brown infringed on...

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It's Official: Vieira To Replace Couric On Today

6th April 2006

One day after Katie Couric's announcement that she will be leaving the Today show at the end of May to become anchor of the CBS Evening News, NBC confirmed this morning (Thursday) that she will...

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It's A Small, Small Audience For Eisner

30th March 2006

Michael Eisner's transition from an entertainment mogul to a talk-show host got off to a rocky start Tuesday as only 95,000 viewers tuned in to watch his first program on CNBC, which featured interviews (or...

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Today May Be Snider's Last With Universal

30th March 2006

Universal "is on the verge" of releasing studio chairman Stacey Snider from her contract, thereby allowing her to take over as CEO of Paramount's DreamWorks unit on April 10, the Los Angeles Times reported today...

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In-theater Ads: A Bane To Patrons, A Boon To Theaters

22nd March 2006

Although in-theater advertising is frequently cited as one of the reasons for the fall in movie attendance, such advertising is growing at the rate of 15 percent per year and will continue to do so...

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Video Distributor Says Hi-def Dvd Format Is "Price Prohibitive."

16th March 2006

Image Entertainment, which distributes classic movies on home video, is likely to hold off releasing such films on high-definition DVDs. Martin Greenwald, the company's president and CEO, told an investors conference in Las Vegas that...

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Stern Slams Moonves On Letterman

14th March 2006

American shock jock HOWARD STERN blasted former employer, CBS/Infinity chairman LES MOONVES, during an appearance on talk show host DAVID LETTERMAN's show, calling him a "jerk" and a "bully". Stern appeared on LATE SHOW WITH...

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Snider May Be Forced To Take Year-long Paid Vacation

1st March 2006

Stacey Snider may have been successfully wooed by Paramount to become co-chairman and CEO of DreamWorks, but her former colleagues at Universal are not about to let the marriage take place until Jan. 1, 2007,...

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Universal Studio Chairman Stacey Snider Quits -- Joins Dreamworks

27th February 2006

In the latest blow to the NBC Universal empire, Universal Studio Chairman Stacey Snider announced on Sunday that she has decided to leave the studio to become CEO and co-chairman (with David Geffen and Steven...

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Ted Turner Retires

27th February 2006

CNN founder and media mogul TED TURNER has decided to step down from his role on the board at Time Warner. The 67-year-old, who founded the Cable News Network in 1980 and merged his...

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Disney Regains Rights To Oswald The Lucky Rabbit

13th February 2006

Animation giant Disney has regained the rights to cartoon character OSWALD THE LUCKY RABBIT, the forerunner to MICKEY MOUSE. Late animator WALT DISNEY created the black-eared bunny in 1927, but after the rights were...

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Will Turner Join Icahn In Time Warner Battle?

9th February 2006

Carl Icahn and dissident Time Warner shareholders are hoping to enlist Ted Turner in their effort to overturn the current management of the company, Frank Biondi Jr, the former Viacom and Universal CEO said Wednesday....

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Biondi Reemerges -- To Join Icahn In Battle With Time Warner

1st February 2006

Former Viacom CEO Frank Biondi has agreed to join Carl Icahn in his battle against the current leadership of Time Warner. If Icahn is successful in wooing shareholders and gaining control of the Time Warner...

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Disney Acquires Pixar For $7.4 Billion

25th January 2006

Family entertainment giant Walt Disney Co has agreed a $7.4 billion (GBP4.1 billion) deal to buy Pixar Animation Studios. The purchase has made Pixar Chief Executive Officer (CEO) STEVE JOBS the biggest individual shareholder...

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Eisner Honored At Disney Headquarters

24th January 2006

Michael Eisner, who left the Walt Disney Co. as CEO last fall under a cloud of controversy, was honored Monday, as the company's Burbank headquarters building was renamed "Team Disney -- The Michael D Eisner...

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Publisher Dowling Quits Hollywood Reporter

24th January 2006

Robert Dowling resigned Tuesday as editor-in-chief and publisher of the Hollywood Reporter. Today's (Wednesday) Los Angeles Times attributed his departure, which will become effective on Dec. 31, to upheavals at the trade paper's parent company,...

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Dad Pitt's New Bag

20th January 2006

New dad BRAD PITT is getting serious about his fatherly duties after taking charge of a Baby Sherpa Diaper Backpack. Bosses at the Winnipeg Diaper Bag firm in Canada decided to give the actor...

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Walt Disney To Buy Pixar?

19th January 2006

Family entertainment giant Walt Disney Co is reportedly in talks to buy its former partner Pixar Animation Studios. America's Wall Street Journal newspaper reported today (19JAN06) Disney executives were considering paying a small premium...

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