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  1. German Box-Office 2014: Fewer Local Hits, But 'Hobbit' and 'Hunger Games' are Holiday Treats

    1:45 am 12/24/2014

    Fantasy franchises help make up for damage done by the World Cup to German receiptsRead more

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  2. Germany 2014 in Review: World Cup Fever Grips Country, Shia Shocks Berlinale

    1:57 pm 12/18/2014

    Also, German media giants flexed their muscle with acquisitions abroad, Netflix launched and Sky Deutschland made its moves Read more

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  3. Media Weighs in After FIFA Clears Qatar of World Cup Corruption

    2:22 am 11/13/2014

    NBC Sports Commentator Gary Lineker says he wishes soccer ruling body was "disbanded" after an ethics commission report into Qatar and Russia hosting bidsRead more

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  4. World Cup Gives German Box Office a Kicking

    7:26 am 8/27/2014

    Hollywood and local revenue in Germany hits 22-year low in the first halfRead more

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  5. Univision Second-Quarter Financials Improve Amid World Cup

    4:29 am 7/22/2014

    Revenue increased 23 percent, boosted by $115.5 million in Cup advertising revenue, and operating profit rose nearly 18 percent.Read more

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  6. Europe, Latin America Look for Box-Office Rebound After World Cup (Analysis)

    10:13 am 7/18/2014

    "Transformers 4" has boosted attendance after revenue drops of 50 percent and more in recent weeks, with "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" hitting key foreign markets this weekend.Read more

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  7. Soccer's Post-World Cup Challenge: How to Keep Ratings Momentum

    12:00 pm 7/16/2014

    ESPN and Univision post big gains, and U.S. star Tim Howard earns endorsement riches, but momentum-killers are coming.Read more

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  8. Univision Digital Exec Talks World Cup Streaming, Building Soccer Momentum

    8:00 am 7/15/2014

    Univision senior vp digital Mehul Nagrani says that the network's audience "leapfrogged onto mobile" as it brought the streaming service 10 million unique viewers during the monthlong event. Read more

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  9. World Cup Final Sets Airline Viewing Record

    7:34 am 7/15/2014

    Some 40,000 airline passengers on nine carriers watched Sunday's final match in-flight.Read more

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