Nine Entertainment Co. shares fell 3.4 percent on their stock market debut, almost 14 months after U.S. funds Apollo Global Management LLC and Oaktree Capital Group LLC took control of the broadcaster in a debt-for-equity swap.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is pouring money into a television advertising campaign defending Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, whose primary fight against a Tea Party-backed rival is shaping up as a test of establishment efforts to reclaim the Republican Party.
ITV Plc reported revenue growth that accelerated in the third quarter as the owner of the U.K.’s biggest commercial TV station continued to focus on acquisitions of production assets and creating content.
Mediaset SpA, the broadcaster owned by former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, reported a narrower third-quarter loss as the country’s advertising market stabilized and the company reduced costs.
In the closing days of his losing campaign for Virginia’s governorship, Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli called the contest a referendum on Obamacare. Virginia voter Lee Killen saw it instead as a referendum on the Tea Party -- and he voted no.
As Bill de Blasio weighed a longshot run for New York City mayor, he needed help from people who shared his self-described activist-progressive views. He found it in a political consulting firm, hatched in a Manhattan sublet, where many on the staff are closer in age to his children than to him.