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U.S. stock futures are rising Wednesday while European and Asian shares trade higher despite a continued dip in oil prices.
Wall Street should expect the unexpected in week three of Trump's America.
Comcast was thwarted two years ago when it tried to buy Time Warner Cable, but a buyout of Verizon would make more sense and probably win regulatory approval.
AT&T, Comcast, Dish, Verizon, Softbank and others will soon have more freedom to pursue targets.
'La La Land' has earned nods for best picture, its stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, its songs and its 32-year-old writer-director, Damien Chazelle.
The newly released thriller trounced analysts' expectations this weekend.
20th Century Fox's 'Hidden Figures' dominated the four-day holiday weekend.
Seven films are projected to top $10 million in sales this weekend.
The 10 most anticipated movies of 2017 run the gamut from sequels to animated to the world's best-known franchise.
'Rogue One' narrowly beat 'Hidden Figures' for the top box office spot this weekend.
Lions Gate already has ramped up the number of theaters playing the musical and added IMAX showings, with another boost set for this weekend.
"La La Land," "Moonlight" and "Manchester by the Sea" are expected to get the biggest box office boost from the awards show.
Despite several new movies debuting this weekend, the box office has difficult expectations to live up to compared to last year.
Thanks to President-elect Trump's promise of corporate tax cuts, Spotify, MGM, T-Mobile, Pandora and Epix could all be on the acquisition block.
CEO Bob Bakish needs cash to lower debt and invest in new programming, especially at Viacom's MTV network. His best option may be selling some other networks, even VH1.
After growing nearly fourfold in the past five years, ticket sales in China are set for only a slight increase this year, bad news for studio profit margins.
As 2017 comes into view, we offer some media industry predictions at a time when content companies and pay-TV operators are playing musical chairs, hoping not to be left behind.