Culture

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…]

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

Published 03/05/2012

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…]

Imax misses profit estimates by a cent

Published 27/04/2012

(Reuters) - Imax Corp's quarterly net profit missed estimates by a cent, even as the Canadian giant movie screen maker posted higher recurring revenue and [more…]

Gay media group honors Chaz Bono, Betty White

Published 22/04/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Media watchdog the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation brought out some big names in Hollywood over the weekend including American [more…]

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…]