Viacom reports that net income rose sharply in its fiscal first quarter compared with results a year ago. Revenue and adjusted earnings fell because of a decline at its Paramount studio business and lower advertising revenue at its Nickelodeon television channels.
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Paramount and MGM's R-rated action-comedy “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters,” tops the weekend chart, followed by Guillermo del Toro’s “Mama” and David O. Russell's “Silver Linings Playbook.”
In a significant step toward its emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the Eastman Kodak Company receives approval to borrow up to $844 million for interim and exit financing.
Final numbers for the four-day weekend show “Mama,” from Universal and producer Guillermo del Toro, in first place on the domestic box office charts, beating out “Broken City” and “The Last Stand.”
Kathryn Bigelow's “Zero Dark Thirty” trounces the competition at the weekend box office, grossing $24 million as it expands nationwide after earning an Academy Award nomination for best picture.
“Texas Chainsaw 3D” took first place this weekend, followed by Quentin Tarantino's “Django Unchained” and Peter Jackson's “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.”
Peter Jackson's “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” remains at number one in its third weekend with $32.9 million, while Quentin Tarantino's “Django Unchained” pulled ahead of “Les Miserables” to take the number two spot at the domestic box office.
Five new nationwide releases hit theaters this pre-Christmas weekend, with none coming close to taking first place from “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.”
Video game developer THQ files for bankruptcy, with assets to be acquired by private equity firm Clearlake Capital Group.
New Line and MGM's “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” kicks off the holiday season with an $84.8 million debut, the top three-day opening of all time for the month of December.
Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” is expected to set December opening records at the domestic box office and overseas.
Criticized at home in the U.S. as “one of the most disappointing releases in the company's history,” DreamWorks Animation’s “Rise of the Guardians” rises to the top overseas.
Sam Mendes' James Bond film “Skyfall” reclaims the number one spot on its fifth outing at the weekend box office, followed by DreamWorks Animation and Paramount's holiday-themed “Rise of the Guardians.”
Analyst calls the film "one of the most disappointing releases in the company's history" as the stock nears a 52-week low.
"Breaking Dawn 2," "Skyfall" and "Lincoln" lead Thanksgiving holiday weekend, with DreamWorks' "Rise of the Guardians" posting a five-day opening of $32.6 million.
Sam Mendes' James Bond feature “Skyfall” seduces the North American box office with an $87.8 million debut.
Three new films debut at the box office this weekend, with the 3D animated feature "Wreck-It Ralph" expected to easily race to the top of the chart.
DreamWorks Animation announces financial results for its third quarter, which ended September 30, 2012.
“Hotel Transylvania” breaks new records for Sony Pictures Animation, while four new nationwide releases all underperform this weekend.