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  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 23- AT&T Inc and the Chernin Group are close to buying a majority slice of Fullscreen, in a deal that will value the popular YouTube video network at $200 million to $300 million, said tech blog Re/code, citing sources familiar with the target company.

  • Final Glance: Media companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 81 or 1.5 percent, to $54.63. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 47 or. 5 percent, to $86.21. Gannett rose $1.53 or 4.8 percent, to $33.25.

  • Nielsen's top television programs for July 14-20 Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 4:10 PM ET

    3. "Extant," CBS, 7.96 million. 4. "NCIS," CBS, 7.93 million. 5. "60 Minutes,' CBS, 7.9 million.

  • Midday Glance: Media companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 1:57 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose $1.02 or 1.9 percent, to $54.84. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 61 or. 7 percent, to $86.35. Gannett rose $1.11 or 3.5 percent, to $32.83.

  • Early Glance: Media companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 76 or 1.4 percent, to $54.58. New York Times Co. rose$. 07 or. 5 percent, to $14.29. 21st Century Fox Inc. class B rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $32.56.

  • Box office top 20: 'Apes' holds reign with $36.3M Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 9:05 PM ET

    1. "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," 20th Century Fox, $36,254,310, 3,969 locations, $9,134 average, $139,207,154, 2 weeks. 3. "Planes: Fire& Rescue," Disney, $17,509,407, 3,826 locations, $4,576 average, $17,509,407, 1 week. 4. "Sex Tape," Sony, $14,608,152, 3,062 locations, $4,771 average, $14,608,152, 1 week.

  • ABC's Paula Faris gets weekend anchor job Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 10:45 AM ET

    ABC News said Monday that Faris will start Aug. 8. Golodryga is leaving ABC News to join Yahoo. ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Co..

  • Another new big release, Walt Disney Co's animated "Planes: Fire and Rescue," grabbed third place with $18 million, while the comedy "Sex Tape" took in $15 million for the No. 4 spot.

  • 'Apes' rules U.S. box office for second weekend Sunday, 20 Jul 2014 | 12:36 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, July 20- Sci-fi sequel "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" beat a horror flick, an animated family film and an adult comedy to keep its grip on the U.S. and Canadian box office title for a second straight weekend.

  • 'Apes' outmuscles 'The Purge' at box office Sunday, 20 Jul 2014 | 12:29 PM ET

    20th Century Fox's science fiction sequel outmuscled a trio of new films to top the North American box office for the second-straight week with $36 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Universal's low-budget sequel to last year's surprise hit, "The Purge," opened with $28.4 million, down from the $34.1 million the original scared up on opening weekend.

  • Megamergers in media: Who might be next? Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 12:43 PM ET

    After 21st Century Fox's failed bid to acquire Time Warner, the question arises as to what other media giants are now in play for purchase?

  • July 16- If Rupert Murdoch succeeds in buying Time Warner Inc and CNN is put up for sale, the 24- hour cable news network could be worth $5 billion, according to one analyst's estimate. Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc said on Wednesday it made an offer to buy Time Warner for about $80 billion.

  • Cramer: Market telegraphing tomorrow's winners? Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 6:09 PM ET

    Jim Cramer thinks key developments in today's stock market could be telegraphing critical information about tomorrow.

  • Time Warner rejects $80B offer from 21st Century Fox Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 7:45 AM ET
    The Time Warner Center in New York City.

    Twenty-First Century Fox made an $80 billion takeover bid in recent weeks for Time Warner but was rebuffed, sources said. The New York Times reports.

  • Guardians could open galaxy of riches for Disney Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 6:38 PM ET
    Filmmaker James Gunn, actors Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana from Marvel Studios movie 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.

    When Disney bought Marvel in 2009, it did so without two popular franchises. Spider-Man is licensed to Sony, while 21st Century Fox owns X-Men.

  • July 11- Walt Disney Co, Discovery Communications Inc and CBS Corp are being asked for information by U.S. antitrust officials probing Comcast Corp's proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc, Bloomberg reported on Friday.

  • One grocery's chain answer to a cutthroat industry Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 12:50 PM ET
    Lowes Foods grocery store in Clemmons, NC.

    Grocers must create an "in-store sensory experience...that can't be packaged and delivered by mail," an expert says.

  • Can 'Apes' save a bombing summer box office? Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 11:21 AM ET
    A scene from "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

    When Fox's "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" opens in theaters this weekend, even rival studios across Hollywood are hoping it'll be a hit.

  • Why Lego towers above all other toymakers Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 10:26 PM ET

    No matter how hard Sam Johnson presses down on the spider, the creature known as Sparratus stays together. It was not always so. The FT reports.

  • The World Cup’s biggest winners: US media giants Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:06 PM ET
    Robin Van Persie of the Netherlands and Ezequiel Garay of Argentina during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semifinal match in Sao Paulo.

    In dollars and cents, the biggest winners of the World Cup are media companies—both traditional and social.