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LOS ANGELES— The new Captain America will be an African-American. Marvel Executive Editor Tom Brevoort said in a statement that former Captain America Steve Rogers will be a mentor to Wilson as he takes on the new role.
NEW YORK— In a story July 15 about the Nielsen ratings, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the CBS series "Extant" marked actress Halle Berry's small screen debut. Oscar winner Halle Berry gives CBS the lead in weekly TV ratings with new show' Extant'.
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 $80 billion.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $55.05. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 88 or 1.0 percent, to $85.27. Gannett rose$. 13 or. 4 percent, to $31.95.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 55 or 1.0 percent, to $55.44. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 85 or 1.0 percent, to $87.00. Gannett rose$. 21 or. 7 percent, to $32.03.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— ABC's fall slate includes new series about black, Asian-American and Hispanic families. But calling the network's choices a case study in diversity is to miss the point, said Paul Lee, ABC Entertainment Group president.
NEW YORK— Thor is now a Goddess of Thunder. Marvel Studios is developing a stand-alone film for Black Widow, the character played by Scarlett Johansson. Marvel is owned by The Walt Disney Co..
1. "Extant," CBS, 9.58 million. 2. "60 Minutes," CBS, 8.19 million. 3. "NCIS," CBS, 8.03 million.
The limited run series, in which Berry plays an astronaut who mysteriously returns from a solo space mission pregnant, had 9.6 million viewers for its first episode on CBS last week, the Nielsen Co. said. CBS easily won the week in prime time, averaging 5.6 million viewers. NBC had 4.6 million, ABC had 4.3 million, Univision had 2.8 million, Fox had 2.7 million.
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.
The decision was a victory for traditional broadcasters, such as CBS Corp, Comcast Corp's NBC, Walt Disney Co's ABC, and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's Fox. CBS argued in a joint filing on Wednesday that the case should be dismissed in light of the Supreme Court ruling, but Aereo disagreed.
Some park goers are wondering if the high adrenaline rides they love are starting to get too dangerous.
Scouring the market looking for opportunity? Jim Cramer says get these 5 things into your portfolio, pronto.
"It's nice. It's a talking point, but it's not what the stock market is about," says Jim Cramer of Dow 17,000.
The Dow Jones industrial average touched 17,000 for the first time on Thursday, 7 months after the index closed above 16,000 for the first time.