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  • Dec 26- A bankruptcy court has allowed defunct video streaming company Aereo Inc to auction its TV streaming technology assets, according to court papers published on Friday. These broadcasters include CBS Corp, Comcast Corp's NBC, Walt Disney Co's ABC and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's Fox. The case is In re: Aereo Inc, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of...

  • Here's why Hollywood's looking to 2015 Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 3:05 PM ET

    North American box office receipts totaled about $10.5 billion in 2014, a 4 percent decline from a year earlier. The New York Times reports.

  • In latest TV spat, Fox blocked from Dish Network Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Dish Network subscribers were unable to watch Fox News and Fox Business Network when the channels were taken down as part of contract negotiations.

  • Goldman names new co-head of investment banking Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 3:55 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs has promoted one of its star deal makers to become a co-head of its investment bank, The New York Times reports.

  • Vice eyes 2015 ‘deal spree’ and IPO plans Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:50 PM ET
    Shane Smith, Vice

    Vice Media is considering an IPO as well as a series of major strategic deals, reports Financial Times.

  • Here are annual changes to Nasdaq-100 index Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 6:31 AM ET

    Nasdaq OMX announced the results of its annual re-ranking of the Nasdaq 100 index, which will cause a reshuffling of several constituents.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Dec 14- "Exodus: Gods and Kings," an action-filled epic starring Christian Bale as Biblical leader Moses, marched to the top of U.S. and Canadian movie charts, collecting $24.5 million in ticket sales over the weekend. DreamWorks Animation film "Penguins of Madagascar" finished in the No. 3 spot with $7.3 million from Friday through Sunday, while...

  • 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...