The battle between Jean-Marie Messier and Pierre Lescure intensified Wednesday as the Vivendi Universal chairman and the ousted Canal Plus chief filed dueling complaints with regulators and sniped at…
Jean-Marie Messier, chairman and CEO of Vivendi Universal, hit back at Canal Plus and the paybox's ousted prez Pierre Lescure by filing his own complaint Wednesday with French broadcasting watchdog…
French broadcasting watchdog, the Conseil Superieur d'Audiovisual, will hear ousted Canal Plus topper Pierre Lescure's case Thursday morning, in the continuing saga that pits the paybox against…
Ousted Canal Plus topper Pierre Lescure bid a bitter farewell on air Tuesday as the paybox's unions and staffers commandeered the station's programming in front of a studio audience gathered to watch…
Updated at 9:31 p.m. PTVivendi Universal riveted showbiz auds on both sides of the Atlantic Tuesday with award-winning daytime drama. Chairman Jean Marie Messier sacked nemesis Pierre Lescure as…
Battle lines are being drawn between French pay TV service Canal Plus and parent company Vivendi Universal as the April 24 Vivendi U shareholders meeting in Paris draws closer.
PARIS — During Jean Marie Messier's recent courtship of the press, the Vivendi-Universal CEO cautioned that Canal Plus had two years to get out of the red. Though VU flacks insisted Messier was…
Canal Plus chief operating officer and top Vivendi Universal exec Denis Olivennes ankled the conglom late Friday after weeks of mounting tension between the money-losing pay TV unit and its giant…
In an e-mail sent to 3,000 Canal Plus employees Wednesday, company toppers Pierre Lescure and Denis Olivennes attempted to assuage mounting concern in their ranks and answer questions about the…
Vivendi U chief Jean-Marie Messier has tacitly given Pierre Lescure's Canal Plus Group management team two years to shape up or ship out.
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.7M Cumulative:$167.1M Disney 36.50%
Rio 22Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$46.3M Fox 59.74%
Draft Day3Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$11.9M Lionsgate / Summit 43.09%