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Tribune Co. completes deal to acquire Local TV

CHICAGO, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Tribune Co., owner of the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times, announced it has closed a deal that increases its TV holdings to 50 stations.

Tribune to cut 700 jobs from publishing division

CHICAGO, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. media giant Tribune Co. said it will cut nearly 700 jobs as it restructures its publishing business to reflect the shift to digital content delivery.

Tribune reaches $2.73 billion deal for 19 television stations

CHICAGO, July 1 (UPI) -- The Tribune Co. said it had reached an agreement to buy 19 televisions stations in 16 markets from Local TV Holdings in a $2.73-billion all cash deal.

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Tribune Co. emerges from bankruptcy

CHICAGO, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Tribune Co.'s prolonged stay in bankruptcy court is over, said officials of the multimedia company that began as a Chicago newspaper.

Report: Tribune names Peter Liguori CEO

CHICAGO, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- The new owners of media giant Tribune Co. have chosen Peter Liguori as their top executive, a source told the Chicago Tribune.

Oprah hits the road in new OWN series

CHICAGO, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Oprah Winfrey will star in a new celebrity interview series on her OWN network debuting next year, the network said.
Oprah named CEO, CCO of OWN

Oprah named CEO, CCO of OWN

CHICAGO, July 13 (UPI) -- U.S. media mogul Oprah Winfrey has announced she will be the chief executive officer and chief creative officer of her OWN cable network starting this fall.

Fox launches live Web streaming of shows

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. television network Fox says it will stream the season premieres of two of its shows live on its Web site but only to users with ".edu" addresses.

Reilly named entertainment chief at Fox

NEW YORK, July 9 (UPI) -- Kevin Reilly, shown the exit from his California office at NBC two months ago, is back in the entertainment president's seat, only this time at Fox.

More reality, drama on Fox

NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- Fox will debut three of its seven new scripted series during the fall while continuing its heavy dose of reality fare, the television network said in New York.

Fox network floundering without 'Idol'

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- In the wake of poor ratings for its airing of the World Series, the Fox network is desperately awaiting the return of "American Idol" to its U.S. lineup.

Fox searching for comedy projects

LOS ANGELES, June 26 (UPI) -- Los Angeles-based Fox Entertainment is actively searching for a new comedy series to help bolster its Sunday lineup and pair with its hit, "American Idol."

Paul Abdul gets 3 more years of 'Idol'

LOS ANGELES, March 29 (UPI) -- "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul Wednesday signed a three-year contract to stay on with the Fox TV talent competition.

Fox waves bye to 'Malcom' and ''70s Show'

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Fox TV has announced the May endings of its veteran comedies "That '70s Show" and "Malcolm in the Middle."
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