Tribune Co. took the first step toward going private on Wednesday by launching its $4.3 billion stock buyback plan, outlined earlier this month when it accepted the $8.2 billion takeover bid from…
The ax that Jeffrey Johnson and Dean Baquet fought to keep from swinging in the Los Angeles Times newsroom is starting to fall. The L.A. Times said Monday that it plans to cut 100-150 jobs in a…
Sunday was sluggish all around for the Big Four webs. NBC couldn't get any traction with the live "Apprentice" finale. CBS had no pull with its Hallmark Hall of Fame "Crossroads: A Story of…
Tribune Co. posted a $15.6 million loss for the first quarter of 2007, with operating profit down sharply in its publishing and broadcasting divisions amid the continued migration of advertising…
The song remains the same? Fox has greenlit a pilot for a tune competition that has a similar refrain to a project in development at the Peacock.
It's time to say goodbye to the era of mass media and hello to the new media world order of highly targeted entertainment fueled by consumer demand rather than network and studio release schedules…
Opening another front in the British invasion of the domestic TV biz, CBS and CBS Paramount Network Television have signed a first-look pact with the U.K.'s Red Production, home of the original…
A clutch of Tribune Co. insiders will carve up a pool of $6.5 million in cash bonuses if the $8.2 billion buyout agreement reached last week with real estate mogul Sam Zell is completed, Tribune…
Rupert Murdoch spent years chasing DirecTV, but he was quick to sacrifice the satcaster when he needed to serve up a big asset to get John Malone off his back and out of News Corp.'s boardroom.
The battle for control of Tribune Co. has degenerated into a billionaire boys' club brawl.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Frozen1Weekend: $31.6M Disney
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media