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  • Is Vivendi ready to bid au revoir to NBC Universal?

     
    French media company Vivendi may need some extra cash -- and that comes as good news to General Electric Co. GE has been negotiating to sell its majority stake in NBC Universal to the nation's largest cable operator, Comcast Corp.......
  • Getting serious about Hollywood, Discovery taps Peter Liguori as chief operating officer

     
    One of the television industry’s most eligible executives is off the market. Industry insiders have been interested to see where Peter Liguori, a former top Fox programming executive, would land after leaving News Corp. earlier this year in a...
  • The Morning Fix: 'Avatar' buzz is strong. Reality bites. Paramount thinks small. '2012' huge in China. Jeff Zucker's new deal.

     
    After the coffee. Before realizing Christmas is just two weeks away. "Avatar" gets an A. Variety film critic Todd McCarthy says James Cameron's "Avatar" (you know, that little low-budget special effects movie he just threw together) is "breathtaking"...
  • Big day for Comcast's Burke: gets new deal and joins Buffett's board

     
    Comcast Corp. made it perfectly clear who will be in charge (not that there was any doubt). The company said this afternoon that Steve Burke, Comcast's chief operating officer, last week signed a new five-year employment contract that recognizes his......
  • Steve Ross' first eventful year as majority owner of the Miami Dolphins

     
    The one-year mark of Steve Ross taking control of the Dolphins from H. Wayne Huizenga didn???t pass quietly this week. Ross was overseas, but on Wednesday his stadium got its second new name of the year: Sun Life Stadium. It???s......
  • Barry Diller and Ben Silverman looking into fitness

     
    Media moguls Barry Diller and Ben Silverman want to get Fit. The two have proposed acquiring a piece of FitTV. They would like to enter into a joint venture with Discovery Communications, which owns the channel, according to one industry......
  • New York Gets Concessions for Toyota Owners

     
    New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has struck a deal with Toyota to provide owners of recalled vehicles in his state a number of added concessions. Toyota will provide and pay for out-of-pocket transportation costs to owners while their cars......
  • Trousdale: Brent Bolthouse's new club after his big bolt

     
    In 2009, night-life impresario Brent Bolthouse was an established name at local hospitality heavyweight SBE, the company that brought popular late-night scenes at restaurants such as the SLS' Bazaar and lounges such as Hyde Sunset -- a name that was...
  • Madonna plots a multitude of fashion ventures with new partner Iconix

     
    Madonna, it turns out, is still looking to dress us up in her love. The pop icon has formed a joint venture with brand management firm Iconix to develop an avalanche of fashion projects. Called MG Icon LLC, the venture......
  • Toyota's California Plant Shuts Down

     
    Emotions ran high on the last day of operations at Toyota???s New United Motor Manufacturing plant, known as Nummi. After opening in 1984 as a joint venture between Toyota and GM, the lone automobile plant in California rolled its final......
  • Jacobs challenges Orange mayor hopefuls to debates, asks ‘frontrunner” Segal to disclose business partners

     
    Former Orange County Commissioner Teresa Jacobs challenged Commissioner Bill Segal to prove that he's the true “front-runner” in the county mayor's race by agreeing to a series of debates. More pointedly, she also questioned if he's...
  • BMW to Build EV Parts in Washington

     
    BMW and SGL Group will set up shop in Moses Lake, Wash., about 150 miles east of Seattle, in a joint venture to produce carbon fiber parts for BMW???s electric Megacity vehicle. Using cheap, sustainable energy from the hydroelectric plants......