Disney eyes overseas growth

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The Mouse House has set its sights on growing the Disney brand in foreign markets and will devote much of its corporate spending to deals in territories where it doesn't yet have a strong presence.

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William May dies at 95

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William F. May, a corporate executive who was key to the founding of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, died of congestive heart failure on Sunday, Sept. 18, in Greenwich, Conn. He was 95.

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Review: ‘The X Factor’

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Critically speaking, the differences between "The X Factor" -- Simon Cowell's go-it-alone talent showcase -- and "American Idol" are minor, but nevertheless significant. If anything, a preview…

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Acad cracks down on Oscar campaigns

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced new rules governing the marketing of Oscar contenders, banning Academy members and nominees from certain non-screening events after…

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Zach Rosenfield to Prodigy PR

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Publicity vet Zach Rosenfield has joined entertainment PR and marketing firm Prodigy Public Relations as exec VP of television and sports entertainment.

NCIS gets the video game treatment

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CBS' hit procedural drama NCIS is making the leap to the video game world. Ubisoft and CBS Consumer Products today announced plans to create a title based on the show for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3…

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