Peacock chairman and chief exec Bob Wright has always defied easy characterization. On the surface, Hollywood's newest mogul is a straitlaced, East Coast-based GE company man who rose through the…
Denouement may be nearing for Vivendi Universal Entertainment as parent company Viv U prepares to announce its engagement to NBC .
As the Vivendi Universal Entertainment auction-from-hell plays out its agonizingly drawn-out final act, spare a moment for the list of jilted lovers.
"The NBC deal is not VU selling entertainment, it's VU buying an interest in NBC," Edgar Bronfman Jr. told the Financial Times. "They're turning over the keys to the car, hoping someone else will…
The so-called auction of Vivendi Universal is turning into a slumber party. The French board members emerged from their much-anticipated four-hour Paris meeting Tuesday with "news" that it will…
As if Vivendi Universal didn't have enough on its hands, the Internal Revenue Service is still trying to hit the Gallic conglom up for some $2.7 billion in taxes including interest on DuPont shares…
Jean Rene Fourtou's Monday "deadline" for final offers for Vivendi Universal Entertainment came and went with hardly a peep from buyers or seller, yet again raising as many questions as answers about…
Comcast's Brian Roberts gave a polite "non, merci" to Vivendi Universal chief Jean Rene Fourtou Thursday, as the cable titan declined to make an offer in the Gallic firm's fast-dissolving "bidding…
Vivendi Universal's nearly yearlong quest to sell its European publishing operations to rival French media and industrial conglom Lagardere was dealt another setback Monday as the European Union…
With just over a week to go before "final" deal terms are due to be delivered to Viv U auctioneer Jean Rene Fourtou, the components of Peacock chief Bob Wright's proposal are looking alluring.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%