Charter to Buy Time Warner Cable in $78.7 Billion Deal
Charter Communications has confirmed that it will buy Time Warner Cable in a deal that values TWC at $78.7 billion. The deal values each TWC share at approximately $195.71, based on Charter’s ma...
It's Official: Charter to Acquire Time Warner Cable in Deal Valued at $78.7 Billion
Charter, in which John Malone's Liberty Media owns a big stake, reached a deal just weeks after Comcast abandoned its plans to buy the second-largest U.S. cable operator.read more
Martin Sheen Felt "Powerless" During Son Charlie's Public Meltdown
"What he was going through at that time, we were powerless to do much. Except to pray for him and lift him up," he says.read more
China Box Office: 'Avengers' Passes $200M as Bollywood Hit 'PK' Opens Strongly
'PK', starring Aamir Khan, is setting records for an Indian movie in China.read more
B.B. King’s Family Claims Death Was Caused From Poisoning, Neglect by Longtime Manager
The family of blues guitarist and singer B.B. King are alleging that the 89-year-old icon died of poisoning or insufficient medical attention not of natural causes as original May 14 media reports cla...
Cannes Film Review: ‘Alias Maria’
A sobering social-issue movie set in a milieu so different from our own that it practically feels like science fiction, Jose Luis Rugeles’ “Alias Maria” embeds audiences among a group of Colombi...
6 Generational Traits Millennials Can Work on to Stop Perception Problems
Hardly a day goes by without a new missive on the apparently troubling task of teaching, managing or marketing to millennials. Our elders—including many on this week's Adweek Power List&md...
Infographic: How Periscope and Meerkat Stack Up Against Established Social Apps
Thousands of people are estimated to have watched Floyd Mayweather defeat Manny Pacquiao via live-streaming Twitter app Periscope and rival Meerkat. The buzz was so great that Twitter CEO Dick Costo...
How Bethenny Frankel Turned Reality Stardom Into a Business Empire
I t's a well-known fact that reality stars, despite the authenticity implied by the genre's name, often turn out to be very different in real life than they appear on TV. This, however, is n...
Not All Bots Are Trying to Rip Off Digital Advertisers
It's been estimated that anywhere from 56 percent to 62 percent of Internet traffic is automated, meaning that ads routinely go unseen by actual people at a startling rate. But what has not been...
Tyler James Williams Would ‘Absolutely Love’ to Play Spider-Man (VIDEO)
Tyler James Williams as Miles Morales? He certainly wouldn’t mind it. The actor, best known for playing the title role in “Everybody Hates Chris” and a recent turn on “The Walk...
George Miller's Abandoned 'Justice League' Movie Getting Documentary
The 'Fury Road' director's film had been planned for 2009.read more
Variety Critics Debate the Best and Worst of Cannes 2015
PETER DEBRUGE: Well, I didn’t see that coming. In what feels like a twist ending — one that leaves me feeling a bit like Tim Roth at the end of “Chronic” — the Cannes jury has awarded the P...
'Lawrence of Arabia' Actor Omar Sharif Battling Alzheimer's
The 83-year-old actor also starred in 'Doctor Zhivago.'read more
B.B. King’s Daughters Say Two Close Aides Poisoned Him
Two of B.B. King’s daughters, Karen Williams and Patty King, are alleging that two of the late musician’s closest aides sped up his death by poisoning him, according to a report from the A...
NPR Sends Powerful Memorial Day Message With Sobering Pictorial of Injured Soldiers (Photos)
As Americans from coast to coast prepared to fire up their grills to celebrate Memorial Day, NPR offered a somber reminder about the cost of war, publishing photos of veterans who were injured in comb...
2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Animated Feature
After an incredible streak that brought it 7 trophies in this category, Pixar has been shut out two years running. If there's one thing we can be certain about with next year's Oscars, it's that "...
'It' Movies Lose Director Cary Fukunaga
The filmmaker, who became a hot director after helming the first season of HBO's 'True Detective,' has left New Line’s adaptation of Stephen King’s landmark novel.read more
‘It’ Loses Director Cary Fukunaga
New Line’s feature adaptation of Stephen King’s “It” has lost its director. Cary Fukunaga has dropped out of the project as director, sources confirmed on Monday. The “Tr...
2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Adapted Screenplay
This is one of the few categories with near locks: Can one really imagine Phyllis Nagy's screenplay for "Carol" or Nick Hornby's for "Brooklyn" not eventually making the cut? Even ...

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