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NBCUniversal Second-Quarter Profit Rises Driven by 'Jurassic World,' 'Furious 7'

Cable giant Comcast reported results for its entertainment arm and now has more broadband than pay TV subscribers. read more

Pearson in "Advanced Discussions" to Sell Financial Times Group

British publisher Pearson is expected to focus on its educational publishing business. read more

Sky Acquires Majority Stake in U.K. Production Company Blast! Films

It has also produced award-winning films, including Hunger, Steve McQueen's debut feature. read more

How Did Donald Trump Get a $110K SAG Pension?

His most visible TV work has been as host on 'The Apprentice' and 'The Celebrity Apprentice.' read more

'The Black Dahlia' Producers Sue Nu Image Claiming Unpaid Profits

Moshe Diamant and Rudy Cohen's lawsuit is the latest in several years to target the company's accounting. read more

Discovery to Acquire Full Control of Eurosport for $534 Million

“Discovery Communications is excited to expand and deepen our investment in Eurosport,” says CEO David Zaslav. read more

Russia Box Office: 'Ant-Man' Lags Behind 'Minions'

The prequel to 'Despicable Me' became the year's third top grossing film in Russia. read more

Bill Cosby's Lawyers Say Deposition Comments Don't Make Client a Rapist

The comedian's attorneys lashed out at media reports about the released testimony and asked a court to preserve the confidentiality of the 2006 settlement in accuser Andrea Constand's lawsuit. read more

Yahoo's Alibaba Spinoff Threatened by Potentially Huge Tax Bill

The IRS originally seemed to be on board, but it's now unclear whether the deal will be tax-free. read more

Apple Stock Downgraded on China Concerns

"Evidence of a widespread demand reset from China is mounting," says Cowen analyst Timothy Arcuri. read more

Hollywood Docket: DC Comics Hopes Trademark Suit Will Be Kryptonite to Clothing Company

The week's entertainment law news includes a win for Jay Z over his sound engineer and arbitration for the Hollywood lawyer accused of turning a client into his sex slave. read more

AT&T-DirecTV Merger Gets FCC Chairman's Conditional Approval

Tom Wheeler stipulates that AT&T should ensure that 12.5 million customer locations will have access to a high-speed fiber connection. read more

Apple's Stock Drops Despite Beating Quarterly Earnings Expectations

The tech giant beat analyst estimates with revenue of $49.6 billion for the fiscal third quarter. read more

Academy's Method of Restricting Oscar Statuette Sales Upheld in Court

If Oscar winners want to sell their trophies, they have to offer them to the Academy for $10. A judge looks at Victorian era land disputes and fruit salad jars to figure out whether this is enforceable. read more

Apple Beats Quarterly Expectations

The tech giant beat analyst estimates with revenue of $49.6 billion for the fiscal third quarter. read more

Yahoo Quarterly Earnings a Mixed Bag

Analysts expected the company to earn 18 cents per share on $1.03 billion in revenue. read more

Visual Effects, Postproduction Studio Cognition Targeting Hollywood

Also eyeing augmented reality and 3D printing, it’s led by producer/entrepreneur Brian Pope, ‘Hobbit’ alum Dave Hollingsworth and VFX vet Jeff Barnes. read more

Donald Trump Orders Flags on U.S. Properties Flown at Half-Staff to Honor Chattanooga Victims

The Republican presidential candidate has been under fire for mocking Sen. John McCain's reputation as a war hero for his service in Vietnam. read more

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