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'Shark Tale' Success May Aid DreamWorks IPO

The DreamWorks studio has had recent success with films like Shark Tale, which took in almost $50 million this weekend. The news helps the company's chances of raising money on an initial public offering; analysts had warned that expenses such as its series for NBC TV, Father of the Pride, could harm the company's prospects. Kim Masters reports.

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Kim Masters
Kim Masters covers the business of entertainment for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. She joined NPR in 2003.