“Star Trek Into Darkness,” the second installment in director J.J. Abrams’s reboot of the science-fiction series, is forecast to take in $112 million in its debut, boosted by an early start in theaters this weekend.
In 1972, President Richard Nixon cruised to re-election. “The Waltons” premiered on CBS. And Sumner Redstone, who wasn’t yet a global media mogul, made a taxable gift to his children and failed to file a return.
CBS Corp., owner of the most-watched U.S. television network, reported first-quarter profit that beat estimates as Super Bowl ads, fees from cable systems and streaming deals with Amazon.com Inc. boosted revenue.
When Paul Heth showed up in Moscow after the Soviet Union disbanded, the former U.S. soldier had nothing more than $600 and a love of movies. Now he’s taking on some of Russia’s wealthiest men in a race for box office riches.
Viacom Inc. , owner of MTV Networks and Paramount Pictures, increased its quarterly dividend by 67 percent to 25 cents a share, boosting the yearly payment to Chairman Sumner Redstone ’s family company to $41 million.