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*BC Partners, EQT, Providence, Discovery showed interest. STOCKHOLM/ FRANKFURT, Oct 10- ProSiebenSat1. Private equity firms BC Partners, EQT, Providence Equity Partners and network Discovery Communications have shown interest for the assets, according to two people, who declined to be identified as they are not authorised to speak to media.
TELECOM ITALIA, TELECOM ITALIA MEDIA. Cairo Communications could present an offer for Telecom Italia Media, La Repubblica said on Saturday. Talks between Prelios and two rival bidders for a stake in the real estate company, Italian investment firm Feidos and U.S. asset manager Fortess, resume on Monday, Il Sole 24 Ore said on Sunday.
TELECOM ITALIA, TELECOM ITALIA MEDIA. Cairo Communications could present an offer for Telecom Italia Media, La Repubblica said on Saturday.
*Nomura raises Viacom Inc target price to $58 from $53; rating buy. *Nomura raises Time Warner target price to $45 from $42; rating. *Nomura raises CBS Corp target price to $38 from $36; rating neutral.
Threats of television programming blackouts have become begrudgingly accepted by adults who know what these financial fights are all about.
Investor’s hopes and share prices rose Tuesday as Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. announced that it is considering dividing the massive media conglomerate into two separate, publicly traded companies.
David Zaslav's Discovery Communications is bucking the trend, and proving that content is king. Despite the fact that overall cable ratings are flat and broadcast ratings fell 7 percent last quarter, Discovery grew US ratings 6 percent.
Stocks recovered more than half their losses, but still closed in negative territory Tuesday as political uncertainty in Greece kept investors on edge.
Losses at its new Oprah Winfrey Network may have overshadowed Discovery’s earnings, but one analyst says the company as a whole had “phenomenal” growth.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Tuesday as investors continued to fret over the euro zone following elections in France and Greece over the weekend.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's morning movers:
The 10 highest-paid CEOs were paid an average of nearly $90 million dollars, when all of an executive’s compensation is considered. So, who were the highest paid CEOs of the year?
Stocks accelerated their losses in the final minutes of trading to close sharply in the red for the fourth-straight session Monday after last week's disappointing jobs report raised concerns over the strength of the economy. Stocks had modestly clawed back from their lows throughout the afternoon after tumbling heavily at the open.
Take a look at some of Monday’s morning movers:
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
In separate research notes on Friday, Lazard Capital Markets turned more bullish on two media companies when it upgraded Discovery Communications and Disney to “buy” ratings.
Cable content giant Discovery reported strong viewership, advertising and distribution growth with a positive 2012 outlook, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:
The ratings are finally in for “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” the media queen’s new show on OWN and the Sunday night premiere drew 1.1 million viewers.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Tuesday's trading session.