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  1. Digest: Tribune shares slow

    4:00 am 11/3/2006

    Tribune Co. shares fell 1.1% on Thursday to $32.26 after published reports said bids for the media company were lower than expected, which might lead the company to sell off individual pieces.Read more

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  2. Stored energy lifts Blockbuster

    4:00 am 11/3/2006

    Shares of Blockbuster Inc. rallied for a second straight day Thursday, fueled by a quarterly earnings report that beat Wall Street expectations. John Antioco-led Blockbuster's third-quarter loss was $24.7 million, down from a loss of $491.4 million a year ago.Read more

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  3. Cineplex enjoys record Q3 revenue

    4:00 am 11/3/2006

    TORONTO -- Canadian exhibition giant Cineplex Entertainment LP on Thursday posted improved earnings on record third-quarter revenues after acquiring the rival Famous Players Ltd. chain from Viacom a year ago.Read more

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  4. Disney tale illustrates need for financial risk

    4:00 am 11/3/2006

    One of the many lessons from Neal Gabler's newly published and richly detailed biography "Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination" is that it takes money to make money, GREGG KILDAY writes in Film Reporter.Read more

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  5. Stone to shoot short film for Beijing 2008

    4:00 am 11/3/2006

    Oliver Stone, director of "JFK" and other films that have courted controversy for their political content, will shoot a short film to promote Beijing ahead of the 2008 Olympics, organizers said on Thursday.Read more

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  6. 'Clause' will have greatest effect

    4:00 am 11/3/2006

    Sacha Baron Cohen's Kazakh reporter Borat may well receive the most media attention when his mockumentary "Borat" bows at the North American boxoffice this weekend. But the winner of the frame will be "The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause,"Read more

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  7. CBS' Q3 down, but dividends near

    4:00 am 11/3/2006

    CBS Corp. delighted Wall Street on Thursday with the promise of further dividend increases and a $1.5 billion stock buyback, but third-quarter results reignited fears that it is a slow-growth company.Read more

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  8. Timberlake scores 2nd straight Hot 100 No. 1

    4:00 am 11/3/2006

    Justin Timberlake nets his second No. 1 single of the year and of his solo career, as "My Love" featuring T.I. ascends four rungs to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 this week. With that cut, which is also the chart's greatest airplay and digital gainer, and "SexyBack," Timberlake becomes the first male artist to boast back-to-back No. 1s since Usher earned four straight in 2004.Read more

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  9. Verizon files for N.J. video franchise

    4:00 am 11/3/2006

    Verizon Communications Inc. Thursday became the first company to file for permission to sell cable TV in New Jersey under a new law that bypasses the time-consuming process of obtaining a local cable franchise in every community.Read more

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  10. Snoop Dogg charged with carrying weapon

    4:00 am 11/3/2006

    Rapper Snoop Dogg, who was found carrying a collapsible baton through security at a southern California airport, has been charged with possession of a deadly weapon in the case, prosecutors said Thursday.Read more

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