Entertainment Web site Hulu sale canceled

LOS ANGELES, July 13 (UPI) -- Owners of U.S. entertainment provider Hulu said they were pulling the Web site off the market and would invest $750 million into the business.

Yahoo! joins six others in pursuit of Hulu

LOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- Yahoo! Inc. has joined six other bidders for U.S. entertainment Web site Hulu, a source close to the deal-making told The Wall Street Journal.

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Chernin bids $500 million for Hulu

LOS ANGELES, April 6 (UPI) -- One of the founders of video website Hulu, Peter Chernin, has offered more than $500 million for the U.S. company, an executive close to the talks said.

Apollo seeks to merge reality shows

NEW YORK, D.C., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Equity firm Apollo Global Management is pushing to merge two reality television firms familiar to U.S. audiences, Core Media Group and Endemol.
Pirated 'Wolverine' downloaded 4M times

Pirated 'Wolverine' downloaded 4M times

LOS ANGELES, May 7 (UPI) -- Twentieth Century Fox says an unfinished copy of "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" illegally posted on the Internet has been downloaded 4 million times since March 30.
Report: Chernin resigning at News Corp.

Report: Chernin resigning at News Corp.

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- News Corp. President Peter Chernin is leaving the company he helped build into a worldwide media powerhouse, at least two U.S. published reports said Monday.

Network heads accused of extending strike

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The chiefs of two top U.S. entertainment studios have been accused by California congressional Democrats of extending the writers' strike, sources say.

Chernin: WGA strike 'probably a positive'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Peter Chernin, president of Fox parent News Corp., said the Writers Guild of America strike will probably save his company money.

Hollywood writers on strike

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Hollywood writers went on strike Monday against producers, networks and studios, despite last-minute talks aimed at averting a walkout.

Writers, producers in last-minute talks

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Hollywood writers were in last-minute talks with producers, networks and studios Sunday, aimed at averting a strike, Daily Variety reported.

Chernin: Apple should prepare for battle

CAMBRIDGE, England, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Apple executives should expect a battle when negotiating with News Corp., the media company's chief operating officer said in Britain this week.

Hollywood Dems returning to Clinton fold

LOS ANGELES, June 9 (UPI) -- Hollywood Democrats are reportedly returning to Hillary Clinton after a flirtation with her fellow U.S. senator and presidential campaign rival, Barack Obama.

News Corp., NBC to launch video site

NEW YORK, March 22 (UPI) -- News Corp. and NBC Universal said in New York Thursday they would launch an online video site that is a "game changer for Internet video."

News Corp., Liberty Media near swap deal

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Liberty Media Corp. is preparing to give its 19-percent voting stake in News Corp. back to the U.S. media giant in exchange for cash and stock.
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Peter Chernin
WAP2002022811 - WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2002, (UPI)---President and CEO of News Corporation Peter Chernin testifies before a Congressional committee on commerce, science and transportation on Feb. 28, 2002, in Washington. mk/Michael Kleinfeld UPI

Peter Chernin (Russian: Пётр Чернин, or Pyotr Chernin, born May 29, 1951 in Harrison, New York, of Jewish roots) is President and Chief Operating Officer of News Corporation, and Chairman and CEO of Fox Entertainment Group, a position he will hold until June 2009 (see below for note). In addition to the Fox duties, he is also a Corporate Director for American Express.

Chernin earned a B.A. in English literature from UC Berkeley.

According to The New York Times he is a major fund raiser for Senator Hillary Clinton.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Peter Chernin."
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