Media and entertainment industry

August 08, 2017 - 4:58 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans minority owner Susie Adams Smith is selling her portion of the team. Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk confirmed Tuesday that Smith "began the process of selling her portion of KSA Industries, which includes a fractional indirect interest in the...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, file photo, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow speaks during a Democratic presidential candidate forum at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C. Maddow has turned politics into prime-time entertainment for people worried about the state of the new presidency. MSNBC achieved other milestones in July, including its closest finish to Fox since 2000 and largest margin of victory over CNN ever. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
August 07, 2017 - 3:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For the first month since CNN's Larry King owned cable news in October 2001, the most popular personality in prime-time doesn't work for Fox News Channel. Rachel Maddow of MSNBC is the new champ. Her network achieved other milestones in July, including its closest finish to Fox...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, file photo, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow speaks during a Democratic presidential candidate forum at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C. Maddow has turned politics into prime-time entertainment for people worried about the state of the new presidency. MSNBC achieved other milestones in July, including its closest finish to Fox since 2000 and largest margin of victory over CNN ever. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
August 07, 2017 - 2:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For the first month since CNN's Larry King owned cable news in October 2001, the most popular personality in prime-time doesn't work for Fox News Channel. Rachel Maddow of MSNBC is the new champ. Her network achieved other milestones in July, including its closest finish to Fox...
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This Monday, July 17, 2017, photo shows the Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia. Netflix says it made its first acquisition Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, buying the comic book publisher Millarworld. Millarworld’s graphic novels “Kick-Ass,” “Wanted” and “Kingsman” were all turned into movies, and Netflix plans to create more films and shows featuring Millarworld characters for its video streaming service. Netflix did not say how much it paid for Millarworld. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 07, 2017 - 1:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix says it made its first acquisition, comic book publisher Millarworld, with plans to turn its characters into new films and shows for the video streaming service. Millarworld's graphic novels "Kick-Ass," ''Wanted" and "Kingsman" have already been turned into movies by major...
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This Monday, July 17, 2017, photo shows the Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia. Netflix says it made its first acquisition Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, buying the comic book publisher Millarworld. Millarworld’s graphic novels “Kick-Ass,” “Wanted” and “Kingsman” were all turned into movies, and Netflix plans to create more films and shows featuring Millarworld characters for its video streaming service. Netflix did not say how much it paid for Millarworld. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 07, 2017 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix says it made its first acquisition, comic book publisher Millarworld, with plans to turn its characters into new films and shows for the video streaming service. Millarworld's graphic novels "Kick-Ass," ''Wanted" and "Kingsman" have already been turned into movies by major...
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August 07, 2017 - 8:28 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain plans to strengthen the online "right to be forgotten" with a law making social media companies delete personal information on request. The government on Monday published details of a Data Protection Bill , including a provision allowing people to ask for personal data held by...
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LaDainian Tomlinson delivers his speech at the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Richard)
August 06, 2017 - 10:48 am
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — As he so often did on the field, LaDainian Tomlinson stole the show. With a powerful speech calling for "Team America" to be a place for inclusion and opportunity, the great running back of the San Diego Chargers was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night...
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Former NFL player LaDainian Tomlinson poses with a bust of himself during an induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
August 06, 2017 - 12:15 am
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — As he so often did on the field, LaDainian Tomlinson stole the show. With a powerful speech calling for "Team America" to be a place for inclusion and opportunity, the great running back of the San Diego Chargers was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night...
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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones speaks next to his bust during inductions at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 05, 2017 - 11:04 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The latest from the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions (all times local): 11 p.m. Jerry Jones joined the likes of George Halas, Art Rooney and Al Davis, owners in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, when he was inducted into the shrine Saturday night. Jones took the NFL by storm...
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FILE - In this July 11, 2017 file photo, Casey Wasserman chairman of Los Angeles 2024, answers questions during a news conference after the presentation of Los Angeles 2024 Candidate City Briefing for International Olympic Committee (IOC) Members, at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland. Over the next five weeks, leaders from LA and the U.S. Olympic Committee have to iron out financial details about their joint marketing agreement that will figure heavily into the USOC's ability to fund its athletes and sports organizations through those 2028 Games. Sorting out the agreement is one of the biggest hurdles to clear before the IOC meets the week of Sept. 11 in Lima, Peru, to approve Paris to host the 2024 Olympics and Los Angeles for 2028.(Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 9:08 pm
LONDON (AP) — About that deal to bring the 2028 Olympics to Los Angeles: Not all is set in stone. Sometime over the next five weeks, leaders from LA and the U.S. Olympic Committee have to iron out financial details about their joint marketing agreement that will figure heavily into the USOC's...
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