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Who Will Control Yahoo? Bidders Race to File Buyout Offers For Storied Tech Giant

Yahoo, once so financially sound it considered buying Walt Disney Co., now slides toward a deadline that could see it acquired and even broken up into pieces. read more

Germany Lets Turkey File Criminal Charges Against TV Comedian Over "Slander Poem"

If found guilty, Jan Bohmermann, whose explicit rhyme mocked the Turkish president, could face prison time. read more

Cannes: Luxbox Picks Up Singapore's Un Certain Regard Contender 'Apprentice'

Version Originale Condor has already acquired French distribution rights to Boo Junfeng's second feature, which tells the story of a Singaporean executioner. read more

Judge Won't Order Sumner Redstone Deposition

Amid settlement talks, former companion Manuela Herzer's attorneys argued if Redstone's legal team intends to use him as a witness during the May trial then they should have a chance to depose the mogul first. read more

ITV Acquisition of eOne Would Expand Reach for Broadcaster, Analysts Say

"This would fuel ITV's next phase of growth as a content player," writes Jeffries analyst Lisa Hau about the UK broadcaster reportedly pursuing the 'Peppa Pig' owner. read more

Does TMZ's Harvey Levin Want to "Steal" Celebrity Tour Bus Business?

After canceling a deal with its business partner, TMZ wants to go it alone after May 11, but it's facing some potential complications. read more

'Jane the Virgin' Executive Producer on How Indie Movie Producers Can Find Funding for TV Projects

Former WME agent and production executive at Paramount Pictures Gary Pearl, who recently spoke at the THR-sponsored TV & Film Finance Forum East, talks about the state of the industry and reveals that “the financing game is not for everyone.” read more

Europe Passes Tough New Data Protection Laws

Companies violating the new legislation, which includes a “right to be forgotten” clause, can now be fined up to 4 percent of their overall, global revenue. read more

Terence Winter Describes 'Vinyl' as Learning Experience, Wonders If Project Came "Too Soon"

The 'Sopranos' and 'Boardwalk Empire' veteran reflected on a career of storytelling during his keynote address at Wednesday's Winston Baker TV + Film Finance Forum in New York. read more

Russia’s TV Network CTC Re-Ups with Hollywood Majors

The network is shifting from Russia series to try and become Russia's home for Hollywood movies. read more

Kobe Bryant's Final NBA Game: Black Mamba Mania Sweeps China

Bryant is by far the most popular Western athlete in the world's most populous nation — one Chinese TV star even gave him a sword before the Lakers game as a token of gratitude. read more

Fox News Looks to Save Roger Ailes From Testifying in Reality Television Lawsuit

The Fox News chief finds himself in the middle of a dispute over a show that was allegedly canceled upon the revelation that one of its main gay castmembers didn't have a legal relationship with supposedly adopted children. read mor...

The Hollywood Reporter's 2013 Women in Entertainment Power 100

It came down to Disney's Anne Sweeney vs. NBCUniversal's Bonnie Hammer as The Hollywood Reporter's 22nd annual rankings reveal a TV industry in flux, ongoing volatility at the film studios and the females behind (and in front of) every last big deal in town.

New York Power Pairing: ICM Partners' 'Binky' Urban and New Yorker Writer Ken Auletta Share a Literary Life

"Now it would probably be a no-no to date someone who basically worked for you," best-selling author Auletta says of his early romance with book agent Urban, his wife of 39 years. read more

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