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  1. 'Truth' about feature docs good news

    4:00 am 12/7/2006

    With the continued creative and commercial renaissance of the feature-length docu format, more people are paying to see nonfiction films on the big screen. Maybe not as many as paid to see last year's sensation "March of the Penguins," but enough to make them good business for just about everyone in the industry.Read more

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  2. Uni City's urban renewal

    4:00 am 12/7/2006

    NBC Universal unveiled plans Wednesday for a $3 billion studio construction and refurbishing program that could add more than 1 million square feet in new production and office space, a residential development and a new office campus to Universal City.Read more

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  3. news digest

    4:00 am 12/7/2006

    5 mil 'Pirates' DVDs on Day 1; DirecTV finds new angles for NASCAR deal; Brown backs Jan. 1 start for U.K. film credits; Korean bill seeks to unify reg agencies; Meteor brands library content via Pliq Mobile; Perlman set as head of IMG Media N.A.Read more

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  4. Studios get more creative in running with the packs

    4:00 am 12/7/2006

    Always on the lookout for new ways to market catalog titles, studio DVD divisions are coming up with increasingly inventive themed collections now that star and director sets have pretty much been exploited.Read more

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  5. 'Superman' tops charts in single bound

    4:00 am 12/7/2006

    Warner Home Video's "Superman Returns" took the top spot on the national DVD sales and rental charts for the week ending Dec. 3.Read more

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  6. Liberty's holiday gift: DirecTV?

    4:00 am 12/7/2006

    Liberty Media would benefit from controlling satellite TV giant DirecTV Group because it will add distribution clout to its content businesses, president and CEO Greg Maffei said here Wednesday amid suggestions that a deal with News Corp. could come before year's end.Read more

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  7. mpaa ratings

    4:00 am 12/7/2006

    The following films were assigned ratings in the latest weekly bulletin issued by the MPAA's Classification and Rating Administration:Read more

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  8. Yahoo! shake-up doesn't shake up stock

    4:00 am 12/7/2006

    Wall Street's response to Yahoo! Inc.'s big management shake-up and restructuring amounted to little more than a collective yawn Wednesday.Read more

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  9. Pair faces music at NBC Uni unit

    4:00 am 12/7/2006

    Longtime NBC executive Martha Hanrahan, head of NBC Universal TV's music services department, will retire at year's end.Read more

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  10. NTL drops bid to purchase ITV

    4:00 am 12/7/2006

    U.K. cable firm NTL, fronted by Richard Branson, told the stock market in London on Wednesday that it is officially dropping its bid to purchase British commercial broadcaster ITV.Read more

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