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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 $300 million, said tech blog Re/code, citing sources familiar with the target company.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 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.
3. "Extant," CBS, 7.96 million. 4. "NCIS," CBS, 7.93 million. 5. "60 Minutes,' CBS, 7.9 million.
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 $32.83.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Jim Cramer thinks key developments in today's stock market could be telegraphing critical information about tomorrow.
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.
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.
Grocers must create an "in-store sensory experience...that can't be packaged and delivered by mail," an expert says.
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.
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.
In dollars and cents, the biggest winners of the World Cup are media companies—both traditional and social.