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  • Hollywood will pack 13 sequels into theaters over the next 20 weeks. "When you can say, here's' Avatar 2,' and you've got six billion people ready to see it, it doesn't take a lot of marketing to get them into the theater," said Jim Gianopulos, chairman and chief executive of Fox Filmed Entertainment.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, March 30- "Noah", starring Russell Crowe as the biblical figure who built an ark to save his family and specimens of every animal from the great flood, collected $44 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales to lead the weekend box office.

  • Top films at the North American box office Sunday, 30 Mar 2014 | 1:52 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, March 30- Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting March 28, led by "Noah," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters. $9.1 million 6 The Grand Budapest Hotel............... $4.3 million 9 300: Rise of an Empire.................

  • Viacom aims to 'superserve customers': CEO     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 6:30 AM ET

    Bob Bakish, president and CEO of Viacom International Media Network, says now is a "very exciting time" to be in the media business as the group signs a co-branded content deal with Tumblr.

  • Most at stake in YouTube channels? Not Disney Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 3:03 PM ET
    Walt Disney and DreamWorks Animation both have investments in major YouTube channels.

    Disney and the TV industry are divided over the value of YouTube. It may be worth a great deal to DreamWorks Animation.

  • UPDATE 2-Google, Viacom settle landmark YouTube lawsuit Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    NEW YORK, March 18- Google Inc has settled a landmark copyright lawsuit in which Viacom Inc accused the Internet search company of posting its programs on the YouTube video service without permission.

  • NEW YORK, March 18- Google Inc has settled a landmark copyright lawsuit in which Viacom Inc accused the Internet search company of posting its programs on the YouTube video service without permission.

  • Viacom and Google settle YouTube lawsuit Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Viacom, which been suing Google over alleged copyright violations at its YouTube unit, has settled out of court, the two companies announced today.

  • Google, Viacom settle YouTube copyright lawsuit Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 8:59 AM ET

    March 18- Google Inc and Viacom Inc said they resolved a lawsuit regarding copyright infringement by the search giant's Youtube video service. The cable network owner had filed a $1 billion lawsuit against YouTube and others in 2007. It accused YouTube of broadcasting 79,000 copyrighted videos on its website between 2005 and 2008..

  • Cramer: Build new portfolio with these 5 stocks Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 6:43 PM ET

    If you’ve got $10,000 for investment, here’s how Cramer would put that money to work, right here and right now.

  • Will forthcoming earnings and events confirm that the economy is, indeed, growing as the jobs report suggests?

  • Tony To, the studio's executive vice president of production, will oversee the co-development program, which could allow for easier releases of English-language films in China. A 37- member Film Censorship Committee vets every movie in China for nudity, violence and politically sensitive scenes.

  • LOS ANGELES, March 6- Crime caper "American Hustle" and financial greed tale "The Wolf of Wall Street" each landed eight nominations for the MTV Movie Awards on Thursday, edging out dystopian saga "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and comedy "We're the Millers."

  • 5 stock moving buybacks and 2 clunkers Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 6:53 PM ET

    You’d think, across the board, buybacks should move the needle, right?

  • Jamie Dimon—the most influential on Wall Street? Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 12:59 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    Are big bank leaders like Jamie Dimon the most influential on Wall Street—or activist investors like Carl Icahn?

  • *HBO revenue growing at slower rate than Netflix's. Feb 5- Time Warner Inc broke out the financials for its premium movie network HBO on Wednesday for the first time, giving investors a better picture of how the unit stacks up against video streaming service Netflix Inc.

  • Feb 5- Time Warner Inc broke out the financials for its premium movie network HBO on Wednesday for the first time, giving investors a better picture of how the unit stacks up against video streaming service Netflix.

  • Feb 5- Time Warner Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue on Wednesday, helped by the success of the space thriller "Gravity" released by its movie studio, and shed light on the performance of its cable units. Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes said in a statement that HBO recorded its biggest gain in domestic subscribers in 17 years.

  • What Wall Street's looking for in Disney earnings Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 7:53 AM ET

    Disney has a reputation for beating expectations, and Wall Street is expecting an impressive quarter when earnings are announced after the closing bell.

  • Cable merger future-proofs against Internet's rise Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 10:42 AM ET
    A field technician for Time Warner Cable, prepares to clean and check the connection for a WiFi hotspot.

    Charter's pursuit of Time Warner Cable shows how cable television is trying to protect itself against Internet services like Hulu and Netflix.