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  1. Street blasts 'lame duck' Parsons, Time Warner

    5:00 am 9/7/2007

    Time Warner was the victim Thursday of an unusually scathing Wall Street report by an analyst who called for a breakup of the company, told his clients that top executives aren't to be trusted and called Richard Parsons a "lame duck" chairman and CEO.Read more

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  2. Goldwyn picks up Lelouch's 'Roman'

    5:00 am 9/7/2007

    Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights to Claude Lelouch's new thriller "Roman de gare." The film premiered at the Festival de Cannes earlier this year and was released last month in France, where it became a box office success.Read more

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  3. Miyoshi Umeki, first Asian to win Oscar, dies

    5:00 am 9/7/2007

    TOKYO -- Miyoshi Umeki, the first Asian to win an Oscar, died Aug. 28 at a nursing home in Licking, Mo. She was 78.Read more

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  4. Weinsteins turn to other distribs

    5:00 am 9/7/2007

    No one would ever accuse the Weinstein brothers of giving away the store, but this summer the Weinstein Co. did release its most successful titles through other distributors. As a result, Weinstein's own chart offers a deceptive snapshot of the company's activities.Read more

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  5. Heated debate cools off BBC 'Planet' plans

    5:00 am 9/7/2007

    LONDON -- In the end, it just proved too hot to handle for the BBC. The environment, that is.Read more

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  6. Stocks gain after jobless claims drop

    5:00 am 9/7/2007

    Wall Street shook off early uncertainty to close moderately higher Thursday as a series of mixed economic reports managed to make investors more optimistic about the chances for an interest rate cut.Read more

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  7. Animation classics hit Warners' T-Works site

    5:00 am 9/7/2007

    Warner Bros. Entertainment will launch T-Works next spring, an interactive home for its iconic characters from Warner Bros. Animation, "Looney Tunes," Hanna-Barbara and DC Comics along with newer animation.Read more

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  8. 'Last Comic' tops for NBC in Wed. ratings

    5:00 am 9/7/2007

    CBS and NBC split Wednesday night's primetime, with CBS winning in viewers while NBC and took the crown in the adults 18-49 demographic, according to preliminary estimates released Thursday by Nielsen Media Research.Read more

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  9. Soulja Boy 'Cranks' No. 1 with debut single

    5:00 am 9/7/2007

    Seventeen-year-old rapper/producer Soulja Boy races to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with his debut single, "Crank That (Soulja Boy)." The track jumps from No. 2 thanks to sales of 144,000 digital downloads and Aug. 27 performances by Soulja Boy of the song and its signature dance on MTV's "TRL" and BET's "106 & Park."Read more

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  10. Cable biz launches digital switch ad campaign

    5:00 am 9/7/2007

    The cable television industry has launched a $200 million advertising campaign to assure customers they will still be able to watch their favorite programs after the transition to digital broadcasting.Read more

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