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ITV Reports Interim Results

LONDON, August 9: With revenues up just 3 percent to £1.1 billion, ITV plc still recorded a 9-percent increase in operating profit to £163 million for the first half of the year, and a 12-percent rise in profit before tax ...

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News Corp Reports 4Q, Full-Year Gains

NEW YORK, August 9: Double-digit percentage increases at News Corporation’s filmed entertainment, television, cable network programming and DTH segments led the company to a full-year profit of $2.3 billion, on revenues of $25.3 billion. For the quarter, meanwhile, revenues rose ...

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MTV Networks Further Boosts Online Presence

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO, August 9: The online asset buying spree at MTV Networks continued today with a $200-million deal to acquire Atom Entertainment, a portfolio of four leading online destinations for casual games, short films and video. Atom’s destinations include ...

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Profit Up 39 Percent at Disney

BURBANK, August 9: Boosted in part by a $30 million net benefit associated with the completion of the Pixar acquisition, The Walt Disney Company today reported a third quarter net profit of $1.1 billion, a 39 percent gain on the ...

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NBC Universal Bolsters Interactive Team

NEW YORK, August 8: NBC Universal has expanded its interactive television team, hiring Dan Berkowitz as manager of iTV product development, and Alexandra Morrison as producer of iTV product development. Both executives report to Jon Dakss, the director of iTV ...

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Zone Reality Takes Wall to Wall Reality Show

LONDON, August 8: Zonemedia has made its first acquisition from British independent Wall to Wall Media, securing the rights to the reality show Spy for its Zone Reality feeds in Latin America and Asia. The 10×1-hour BBC commission sees participants ...

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