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HARRY POTTER FINALE LIFTS TIME WARNER

November 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Time Warner’s earnings for the third quarter came in ahead of analysts’ predictions today (Wednesday), thanks mainly to the magic of Harry Potter. The company’s Warner Bros. unit reported its best quarter in history with profit up an extraordinary 153 percent, much of it coming from ticket sales for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: […]

PARENTS: CARTOONS ARE SEXUALLY CHARGED

August 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

According to the conservative Parents Television Council, which frequently spearheads protests against sexual references on television, children are instinctively drawn to cartoons and, in flipping channels, often land on those that are aimed at adults. In a study released on Tuesday, the PTC particularly criticized two cable networks, Adult Swim and the Cartoon Network, for […]

TIME WARNER REVENUE SOARS IN FOURTH QUARTER

February 2, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

A surprising 14-percent jump in revenue from its cable-TV channels, led by advertising sales for TBS — where Conan O’Brien launched his new late-night show in November — boosted revenue for Time Warner past analysts’ forecast for the fourth quarter. The company said that ad revenue from cable TV rose a total of 21 percent, […]

PORKY, BUGS, ROAD RUNNER, ET AL RETURNING TO TV

May 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In the face of numerous unsuccessful attempts in recent years to update Warner Bros.’ Looney Tunes characters, the studio is planning to debut a new half-hour Looney Tunes Show on its sibling Cartoon Network in the fall and to bring Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote back to movie theaters on July 30, the New […]