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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2012 file photo, News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch speaks during a forum on The Economics and Politics of Immigration in Boston. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds, File)

Fox bid for Time Warner sparks content merger race

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even though Rupert Murdoch’s $76 billion bid for rival media giant Time Warner Inc. has been rejected, that doesn’t mean how you watch TV shows and movies will stop changing any […]


Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng Murdoch (AP Photo)

Rejected Fox bid for Time Warner shows growth mood

NEW YORK (AP) — Though rejected, a surprise bid by Rupert Murdoch’s Fox for entertainment rival Time Warner underscores that large media companies are in the mood for major consolidation. Time Warner Inc., which owns […]


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Cable blackout cut off Super Bowl in S. Cal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Time Warner Cable says in an investigating a blackout on its standard-definition Fox channel in Southern California that cut off the Super Bowl for its customers. The company said in a […]


This image released by Disney shows Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff, left, and Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, in a scene from the animated feature "Frozen." (AP Photo/Disney)

‘Frozen’ takes over top spot at box office

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney’s wintery animated tale “Frozen” took over the top spot at the box office with $31.6 million in its second week of release. Studios announced final numbers for the weekend box […]


This image released by Disney shows Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff, left, and Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, in a scene from the animated feature "Frozen." (AP Photo/Disney)

‘Catching Fire,’ ‘Frozen’ glowing box office hits

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” continues to illuminate the box office after its second weekend in theaters. Figures released by studios Monday show the “Hunger Games” sequel, starring Jennifer Lawrence, broke holiday box office records […]


Jennifer Lawrence, left, as Katniss Everdeen and Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark in a scene from the film, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." (AP Photo/Lionsgate, Murray Close)

‘Catching Fire’ box-office haul revised to $158.1M

  NEW YORK (AP) — The scorching box office haul for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” has been adjusted to $158.1 million, dropping it a few notches in the record books. Studios released actual box […]


This publicity photo released by Walt Disney Studios and Marvel shows Chris Hemsworth in a scene from "Thor: The Dark World." (AP Photo/Walt Disney Studios/Marvel, Jay Maidment)

‘Thor’ stays atop box office with $36.6 million

  NEW YORK (AP) — Disney’s “Thor: The Dark World” continued its box office reign with $36.6 million in its second weekend of release. Opening 15 years after the original “The Best Man,” Universal’s romantic […]


Chris Hemsworth, left, and Anthony Hopkins in a scene from "Thor: The Dark World." (AP/Walt Disney Studios/Marvel, Jay Maidment)

‘Thor’ sequel box office heavy-hitter with $85.7M

“Thor: The Dark World” stormed into first place as the weekend box office hero. Disney’s superhero sequel, starring Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman, earned $85.7 million when it opened domestically, knocking last weekend’s victor, Lionsgate’s […]


This publicity photo released by Summit Entertainment shows Asa Butterfield in a scene from the film, "Ender's Game." (AP Photo/ Summit Entertainment)

‘Ender’s Game’ blasts off with $27M at box office

(AP) – “Ender’s Game” began its big-screen mission at the box office in first place. The Lionsgate sci-fi adaptation starring Asa Butterfield and Harrison Ford as intergalactic soldiers earned $27 million in its opening weekend. […]


Scene from the movie Bad Grandpa. (AP Foto/Paramount Pictures, Sean Cliver)

‘Bad Grandpa’ tops box office with $32M

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With theaters heavy in dramatic offerings, Johnny Knoxville’s silly stunts captivated weekend moviegoers. “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” stole the No.1 spot from three-week box-office champ, “Gravity,” with $32 million in ticket […]


This image released by Starpix shows Sandra Bullock, left, and George Clooney at luncheon honoring the film "Gravity," and hosted by The Peggy Siegal Company and Warner Brothers Pictures at The Explorers Club, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca)

‘Gravity’ launches to top of worldwide box office

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Gravity” soared to the top of the worldwide box office in its debut weekend. The Warner Bros. space drama starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney boasted the biggest October opening […]


Danielle Bisutti in a scene from "Insidious: Chapter 2." (AP Photo/FilmDistrict, Matt Kennedy)

‘Insidious: Chapter 2′ creeps to top of box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The haunted-house horror flick “Insidious: Chapter 2″ scared up more than $40 million of box-office bounty in its debut weekend. The James Wan film reunites Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne as […]




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