21st Century Fox


  • Trading the box office blockbuster halo effect Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 8:51 AM ET
    Still from the film Exodus: Gods & Kings.

    Box office success leads to higher traffic in malls connected to cinemas, which leads to higher rents malls can charge.

  • Hulu to offer select Discovery shows from Jan. 1 Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 9:28 AM ET

    Dec 9- Television streaming website Hulu said it partnered with Discovery Communications Inc to offer select shows such as MythBusters, The Little Couple, Treehouse Masters and How It's Made in the United States from Jan. 1. The website, which offers next-day repeats of shows on broadcast TV networks ABC, Fox and NBC, competes with services such as Netflix Inc and...

  • Early Movers: AA, BIG, CCL, DSP, DWA & more Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 9:07 AM ET

    Companies making headlines before the bell Monday:

  • The top films at the North American box office Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 1:45 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Nov 30- Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting Nov. 28, led by "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters. $15.8 million 5 Horrible Bosses 2...................... $15.7 million 6 Dumb and Dumber To.....................

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Nov 30- "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1," the third film in the dystopian action series starring Jennifer Lawrence, collected $56.9 million to hold off advances by animated films "Penguins of Madagascar" and "Big Hero 6" and claim victory at the U.S. holiday weekend box office. "Penguins of Madagascar," the fourth in the series of "Madagascar"...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 21- Aereo Inc, the online video streaming company backed by media mogul Barry Diller, has filed for bankruptcy protection. In a filing with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York, Chief Financial Officer Ramon Rivera said getting protection from creditors should provide "necessary breathing room" for Aereo to sell its assets, recapitalize or...

  • UPDATE 2-Aereo files for bankruptcy Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Nov 21- Aereo Inc, the video streaming company backed by media mogul Barry Diller, has filed for bankruptcy protection. Aereo Chief Executive Officer Chet Kanojia said the decision created "regulatory and legal uncertainty" that proved insurmountable for the New York- based company, which is privately held. Lawton Bloom, a principal at Argus Management...

  • Streaming service Aereo files for bankruptcy Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 7:48 AM ET

    TV streaming service Aereo filed for bankruptcy protection after a U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the company's model violated copyright laws.

  • Nov 21- Television streaming service Aereo Inc filed for bankruptcy protection after a U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June that the company's business model violated copyright laws. The ruling was a victory for broadcasters such as CBS Corp, Comcast Corp's NBC, Walt Disney Co's ABC and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's Fox network. The filing is In re: Aereo Inc, U.S....

  • District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan, however, said nearly all claims in the 322- page complaint should be dismissed because they were brought too late. Among the defendants are production and distribution company FremantleMedia NA, which is part of Bertelsmann's RTL Group; producer Nigel Lythgoe; Fox parent Twenty-First Century Fox Inc,...

  • Mega-mergers are popular again on Wall Street Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 6:47 AM ET

    Deals worth $100 billion on Monday put the Street on pace for a year rivaling the dot-com bubble era and the private equity surge just before the financial crisis.

  • Sony's big plan to shake up TV biz Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 10:49 AM ET

    With PlayStation Vue, Sony joins the ranks of companies looking to shake up the cable and satellite business.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Nov 9- "Big Hero 6," Walt Disney Co's animated superhero film featuring a flying robot, clocked $56.2 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales to lead the weekend box office, topping director Christopher Nolan's space adventure, "Interstellar." If the final figures hold up, it would be only the fourth time in history that two new films had hit the...

  • Digital video may kill the TV star Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 3:14 PM ET
    Charles "Chase" Carey, president and chief operating officer of Twenty-First Century Fox

    Digital video advertising doesn't appear to be the main cause of the recent slump in TV revenue. But the problem isn't going away.

  • Missing Fox exec's remains found near LA: Report Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 12:21 PM ET

    The remains of a presumed dead Twenty-First Century Fox executive have been found in an area outside of Los Angeles, according to a report.

  • Nov 5- Time Warner Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, helped by higher subscription fees for channels offered by its Turner Broadcasting and Home Box Office businesses. Revenue from its Home Box Office unit, which runs the successful crime show "True Detective," rose 10 percent and accounted for about 21 percent of Time Warner's...

  • Early Movers: TWX, ATVI, PBPB, TRIP, GE & more Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 7:55 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Time Warner posts earnings beat, raises guidance Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 7:10 AM ET
    Time Warner building, New York.

    Time Warner raised its earnings outlook on Wednesday after the media company reported that growth in the Turner and HBO segments accelerated at a faster pace than expected.

  • Nov 4- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey said the company is being "disciplined" about its options when considering streaming video offerings that bypass cable and satellite subscriptions. Consumers have drastically changed the way they watch television, opting for on-demand content offered by Netflix Inc or Amazon.com Inc...

  • Nov 4- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the film and TV company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, helped by growth in cable network and film studio businesses. The company reported revenue of $7.89 million, which beat analysts' average estimate of $6.25 billion, largely driven by the box-office success "...