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Under pressure, Disney film boss Ross resigns

Published 20/04/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rich Ross resigned under pressure as chairman of Walt Disney Co's movie studio after a less than three-year run that included [more…]

Astral Media profit up on growth in TV business

Published 11/04/2012

(Reuters) - Astral Media Inc's second-quarter profit rose 10 percent, helped by steady but uninspiring growth in television revenue. Astral, in the process of being [more…]

Minaj ousts Madonna from top of Billboard chart

Published 11/04/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Nicki Minaj shot straight to the top of the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday with her sophomore album "Pink [more…]

China Disney project secures $2 billion loan: media

Published 11/04/2012

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The operator of the planned Shanghai Disney theme park has secured a 12.9 billion yuan ($2 billion) syndicated loan for the construction [more…]

DreamWorks Studios gets more financing-source

Published 11/04/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - DreamWorks Studios, the film company headed by director Steven Spielberg, will get around $200 million from its partner Reliance Entertainment to [more…]

Al Jazeera sees sporting chance of global media brand

Published 02/04/2012

PARIS (Reuters) - Al Jazeera, best known for its Middle Eastern news coverage, is taking aim at Europe's pay-TV market, using sport to build a [more…]

Bieber, Swift big winners at slimy Kids’ Choice Awards

Published 01/04/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The green slime flowed so much that even first lady Michelle Obama could not escape it at the Kids' Choice Awards [more…]

Current TV fires star commentator Olbermann

Published 30/03/2012

(Reuters) - Current TV said on Friday it fired star news anchor Keith Olbermann after one year with the progressive public affairs network, accusing him [more…]

Kanye West pleads not guilty of battery of photographer

Published 01/01/1970

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Kanye West on Thursday pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from an altercation with a photographer at Los Angeles [more…]

Disney to release new ‘Star Wars’ film on December 18, 2015

Published 01/01/1970

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The next movie in the "Star Wars" franchise will arrive in theaters on December 18, 2015, Walt Disney Co said on [more…]