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BT buys ESPN's U.K. operations
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BT buys ESPN’s U.K. operations

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LONDON — U.K. telecom giant British Telecom has acquired ESPN’s U.K. and Ireland TV channels business in a deal understood to be worth in the “low tens of millions” of pounds. BT will continue to air…

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‘Argo’ win irks Iran

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Iranian media blasted Ben Affleck and First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday, reacting to Oscar victories for "Argo," which Iran's state TV dismissed as an "advertisement for the CIA." Press TV also…

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Copyright Alerts to Launch This Week

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Major Internet providers will launch a system of Copyright Alerts to consumers this week, a system in which repeated users of pirated content could have their service slowed. Years in the making, the…

Soundtracks Get Universal Love
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Soundtracks Get Universal Love

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Conventional wisdom nowadays is that movie soundtrack albums do not sell. Labels count themselves lucky if they manage to move a few thousand copies of each. Yet, within the past few weeks, the…

Discovery Touring 'North America'
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Discovery Touring ‘North America’

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Discovery Channel, the net behind “Planet Earth” and “Africa,” is shining light on American viewers’ backyard with seven-part series “North America.” Project is the result of almost 3,000 days on…

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