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July 12, 2018 6:03 PM Comcast boosts Sky bid to $34 billion, topping Murdoch’s offer

Comcast Corp. increased its takeover bid for Sky Plc to $34 billion US, topping an offer from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox Inc. and escalating a global standoff between the media giants. Comcast, the largest U.S. cable company, is now offering 14.75 pounds a share for Sky, valuing Britain’s top pay-TV provider at 26 billion pounds, according to a statement 8

July 12, 2018 3:45 PM Ricoh Coliseum is now Coca-Cola Coliseum, the latest in recent GTA stadium name changes

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment announced its 10-year partnership with Coca-Cola on Wednesday for the Marlies home. The soft drink giant will donate a suite to non-profit community organizations for all Marlies home games and open the rink for several community skate events. The venue has been home to the Marlies since 2004, and was the site of the team’s 7

July 6, 2018 3:16 PM Portuguese lawmakers overwhelmingly reject proposal to ban bullfighting

LISBON, PORTUGAL—Portugal’s parliament has voted overwhelmingly against a bill banning bullfights, which are a traditional summer event. A lone lawmaker with the People-Animals-Nature party tabled the bill Friday, but it earned just 31 votes in the 230-seat Republican Assembly, Portugal’s parliament. Unlike in Spain, bulls are not killed in the ring in Portugal 34

July 5, 2018 11:00 AM TV producer found dating inspiration in The Bachelor and The Bachelorette

The first season of the show, in which host Tommy Smythe helps couples find their dream wedding venue, is reairing this month on the specialty channel. Nahmias, a graduate of Western University and Syracuse University, got her start in entertainment news with an internship at Extra in L.A., but she changed her focus after the rise of TMZ, deciding “I don’t 81

July 4, 2018 11:00 AM It’s ‘Theatre Christmas’ in July with 158 shows at the Toronto Fringe Festival

KF: I am interested in the “burlesque cabaret dream play” Josephine, about the groundbreaking entertainer Josephine Baker, which has awards and great reviews from the States. And I’m also interested in performers who thrive on the Fringe circuit. One is Gemma Wilcox, whose solo shows are Toronto Fringe favourites (this year she’s bringing back her 2008 hit The Honeymoon 13

June 26, 2018 5:47 AM Jerusalem and Life After top 2018 Dora Mavor Moore Awards

Jerusalem and Life After were the big winners at the 2018 Dora Mavor Moore Awards with six prizes each. The awards, presented by the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts, honour excellence in Toronto theatre, dance and opera. They were handed out Monday evening at the Winter Garden Theatre. Jerusalem, the Jez Butterworth play about an eccentric outsider 11

June 20, 2018 7:17 PM Kevin Spacey film Billionaire Boys Club set for release

Producers aim to give cast, crew 'the chance to see their final product reach audiences' Kevin Spacey was erased from All the Money in the World and booted from House of Cards, but a movie starring the disgraced actor is going forward with a summer release. Vertical Entertainment announced that it will release Billionaire Boys Club on video-on-demand 26

June 20, 2018 5:41 PM The Mouse chases the Fox: Disney makes $71B US counteroffer for Twenty-First Century Fox

Entertainment and telecom firms bulking up to compete with tech firms, such as Amazon, Netflix Disney is offering more than $71 billion US for Fox's entertainment businesses in a counterbid to Comcast's nearly $66 billion US offer . The battle for Twenty-First Century Fox reflects a new imperative among entertainment and telecommunications firms. They are amassing 24

June 15, 2018 1:42 AM Toronto Marlies capture first Calder Cup

That is what winning felt like and looked like when a team that wears blue and white with a maple leaf on their chest raised a championship trophy to the rafters. It was the Toronto Marlies, who claimed the Calder Cup with a 6-1 win over the Texas Stars in Game 7 of the American Hockey League final at Ricoh Coliseum on Thursday night. “Feels good. We’re 13

June 14, 2018 12:13 AM Benefits of Toronto hosting World Cup games outweigh the costs, Mayor Tory says

There will also be significant costs associated with security for the event, but Tory said the city is counting on the partnerships with other governments to make that happen. “They have at their disposal not only the financial resources but, more importantly, the policing and security resources to make sure we do that well,” he said. Tory pointed to the city’s 17