The announcement that billionaire Jeff Bezos is buying the Washington Post -- for $250 million, less than 1% of the Amazon patriarch's net worth -- set off a predictable flurry of front-page coverage…
A New York appellate court has overturned a 2010 verdict favoring lender Citigroup in Terra Firma Investments' fraud suit over its 2007 purchase of EMI Music. While Friday's decision by the U.S…
IAC chairman Barry Diller says that "it was a mistake" to buy Newsweek, and even expressed doubts about the viability of the 80-year-old news weekly that went to a digital only format last year. In…
The deep-pocketed Al Jazeera org has committed to bringing on 700 staffers and opening 12 bureaus around the country, as well as a Gotham headquarters, to support the launch of its English-lingo net.
Clearing one of two crucial regulatory hurdles, Universal Music Group's pending acquisition of EMI Music's label assets has been approved in Europe.
The FCC has approved Verizon Wireless' deal with a clutch of major cable operators to purchase spectrum rights. The approval greenlights transactions that have generated concerns for its impact on…
TiVo and PayPal are joining forces to enable viewers to purchase products promoted onscreen via their remote controls.
Neal Pollack is rocking on with Warner-based Bill Gerber, who has acquired film rights to Pollack's satirical tale "Never Mind the Pollacks: A Rock and Roll Novel."
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%