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NBCUniversal Posts Higher Quarterly, Full-Year Profits

The film unit has its most profitable year ever as corporate parent Comcast reports financials that fall below Wall Street expectations and boosts its dividend and stock buyback plans. read more

'Downton Abbey' Creator, 'Shakespeare in Love' Writer to Headline PromaxBDA

Oscar-winners Julian Fellows and Tom Stoppard will address the marketing conference in Berlin. read more

German Box Office: 'Fifty Shades,' Til Schweiger's 'Head Full of Honey' Hold Strong

Schweiger's Alzheimer dramedy is closing in on 6 million admissions while the Dakota Johnson-Jamie Dornan film has sold more then 2.5 million tickets in Germany. read more

Netflix Hopes to Be in Russia Within Two Years

Russian launch is expected to come as part of the video on demand service’s global rollout. read more

Oscars 2015: 'American Sniper' "Hero" Lyric Doesn't Make Cut for Opening Song

The lyrics, according to Playbill, originally included a line referencing "a hero of Afghanistan." The final version includes a nod to "a sniper in a combat zone.” read more

Disney Names Bob Chapek Chairman of Parks and Resorts

Weeks after Disney elevated Thomas Staggs to chief operating officer, the company named Bob Chapek as the new chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. read more

China's Lunar New Year Holiday Gives Box Office a Major Boost

While theaters were full over the holiday, the traditional Chinese New Year TV Gala saw audiences shrink on old media. read more

Endemol Shine U.K. Names Lucinda Hicks As COO

The hire follows Endemol UK's Lucas Church becoming chairman and former COO Richard Johnston being promoted to CEO of the British unit of the newly-formed Endemol Shine Group. read more

Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter Launch Branded Content Group Adapt Studios

Adapt Studios will leverage the Billboard and THR's industry esteem and following, offering brands access to their combined 23.1 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S. and more than 15 million followers on major social media platforms. read more

Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen to Add CEO Title, Company Posts Subscriber Loss for 2014

The satellite TV giant says current president and CEO Joseph Clayton will retire at the end of March and reports a pay TV customer loss for 2014. read more

Berlin Festival Director Dieter Kosslick to Get South Korean Honor

He will receive the country's order of cultural merit for his contributions to South Korean cinema. read more

Berlin 2015: South Korea Honors Festival Director Dieter Kosslick

The head of Berlin's International Film Festival will receive Korea's order of cultural merit for his contributions to South Korean cinema. read more

Turkish Singer Kicked Off Reality Show for Sexist Tweet

His comment that women's "miniskirts" are to blame if they're attacked comes as Turks protest following the brutal murder of a young university student. read more

Oscars: 'Selma' Tops Social Media Best Picture Ranking

A digital marketing firm studied 600,000 websites in addition to countless tweets and Facebook postings, finding that the Martin Luther King Jr. drama would be the public's choice for the top honor. read more

Bill O'Reilly Plans Scathing Retort Over Mother Jones Reporter Who "Smeared Me"

The host also plans on showing his Fox News audience an internal memo from 33 years ago praising his war coverage. read more

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