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Comcast Corp. rose$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $43.34. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $67.12. Gannett rose$. 07 or. 3 percent, to $21.80.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $43.25. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $67.43. Gannett rose$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $21.78.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $43.19. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $67.32. Gannett fell$. 23 or 1.0 percent, to $21.73.
May 13- Broadcast networks Fox and NBC are turning to proven favorites to lure new viewers next season, with Fox rebooting the defunct Kiefer Sutherland action series "24" and NBC bringing back Michael J. Fox in a comedy loosely based on his life. NBC and Fox need new hits to fill out their lineups, which may explain why both are bringing back stars from the past.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $42.96. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $67.33. Gannett fell$. 29 or 1.3 percent, to $21.67.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 32 or. 7 percent, to $42.76. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $67.29. Gannett fell$. 38 or 1.7 percent, to $21.58.
NEW YORK-- Seth Meyers is moving from his "Weekend Update" desk to his own late night show on NBC. The announcement solidifies Lorne Michaels as the comedy kingmaker at NBC. "We think Seth is one of the brightest, most insightful comedy writers and performers of his generation," said Bob Greenblatt, NBC entertainment chairman.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.-- The Hollywood image of Tonto once had the Lone Ranger's sidekick wearing a thin headband and lots of dangling fringes. The latest Disney version has a shirtless Johnny Depp adorned with feathers, a face painted white with black stripes, and a stuffed crow on his head.
Tony Stark's superpowers lifted blockbuster "Iron Man 3" to the top of the weekend box office, beating out a strong debut for the lavish Jazz Age drama "The Great Gatsby."
May 12- Tony Stark's superpowers lifted blockbuster "Iron Man 3" back to the top of movie charts in the United States and Canada, beating out a strong debut over the weekend for lavish Jazz Age drama "The Great Gatsby."
Some pros still see upside in these high-flying players, but it could also be time to pull back. Meanwhile, Warren Buffett prefers investing in ketchup.
The force is coming to Britain. George Osborne, the U.K. finance minister announced on Friday that the next "Star Wars" film will be made in the country.
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
Netflix's U.S. streaming video service added five children's shows from Walt Disney Co. under a multiyear licensing deal announced Thursday.
There another content deal for Netflix, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Jamie Dimon's roles as chairman and CEO should not be divided, a management expert tells CNBC, citing JPM's "incredible return" since last year's "London Whale" fiasco.
"This catalyst doesn’t get nearly the attention it deserves," said Cramer.
Stocks finished near session highs across the board Wednesday, boosted by financials and materials, with the Dow and S&P 500 logging fresh closing highs.
*Disney profit beats expectations, Whole Foods raises outlook. NEW YORK, May 8- The S&P 500 closed at an all-time high for a fifth day on Wednesday in a broad rally that keeps surprising investors with its longevity and resilience.
May 8- Viacom Inc said on Wednesday an antitrust lawsuit by Cablevision Systems Corp accusing it of forcing cable providers and subscribers to buy channels they don't want, should be thrown out.