Culture

Oprah expands online with Huffington Post

Published 23/05/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is expanding her online empire by teaming up with the Huffington Post for a section dedicated to [more…]

BSkyB cleared in UK pay-TV movie probe

Published 23/05/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - BSkyB no longer dominates the British pay-TV movie market following the arrival of new entrants Lovefilm and Netflix, a regulator said, handing [more…]

Murdoch denies planning to spin off UK newspapers

Published 19/05/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch has denied reports that News Corp is considering spinning off its British newspapers to protect the rest of his media [more…]

NBC bets on comedy, to air “Voice” twice a season

Published 14/05/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The struggling NBC network on Sunday announced 16 new TV shows - seven of them comedies - for the 2012-2013 season, [more…]

ITV expects to score with Euro 2012 soccer coverage

ITV expects to score with Euro 2012 soccer coverage

Published 09/05/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - ITV, Britain's biggest free-to-air commercial television broadcaster, reported a 13 percent rise in first-quarter revenue on Wednesday and vowed to outperform the [more…]

TV, film industry brings windfall to New York, mayor says

Published 08/05/2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The film and TV industry has spent $60 billion in New York City over the last decade, and production of feature [more…]

Discovery profit falls, hurt by Oprah’s OWN

Published 08/05/2012

(Reuters) - Discovery Communications reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, hurt by losses at the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), sending its shares down 6.5 [more…]

Analysis: Murdoch’s Fox TV licenses seen surviving UK scandal

Published 08/05/2012

(Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch faces limited risk of losing News Corp's broadcast permits in America, even amid screaming headlines in Britain that the media mogul [more…]

Munch’s “The Scream” sells for record $120 million

Published 04/05/2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Edvard Munch's masterpiece "The Scream," one of the world's most recognizable works of art, sold for $120 million at Sotheby's on [more…]

Hasbro CEO Goldner goes Hollywood to sell toys

Published 03/05/2012

(Reuters) - Three weeks into its international run, the Universal Studios movie "Battleship" is already a hit, racking up $171 million in overseas ticket sales. [more…]