| May 10, 2013
| 11:28 AM
NBC News is expected to name Deborah Turness, a prominent British TV journalist, to be its next president.
Currently editor of Britain's ITV News, Turness will take the position that was previously held by Steve Capus, who resigned from NBC News in...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Britney Spears and Demi Lovato join "The X Factor." Former News Corp. executive Rebekah Brooks charged in ethics scandal at News of the World and the Sun....
| May 14, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Avengers is still box office champ. NBC is betting big on comedy for its fall schedule. "GCB" sent packing....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Google is ready for some "Monday Night Football."
Walt Disney Co. has struck a distribution deal with Google Fiber to add its cable networks, including ESPN, ABC Family and Disney Channel, to the new broadband pay-TV service the search-engine giant is...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 11:18 AM
Acknowledging that the movie business is "not for the faint of heart," NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke said he'd like to see more animation and more franchise films out of Universal in the years ahead.
"We've had our ups and downs for the...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Ratings for Viacom's Nickelodeon have fallen dramatically in the days since the channel was dropped from satellite broadcaster DirecTV over a fee dispute.
On July 10, the last day Burbank-based Nickelodeon had distribution on DirecTV, its total day...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:04 AM
NEW YORK -- Veteran news producer and former NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker will become the president of CNN Worldwide in January, the network announced Thursday.
"Jeff's experience as a news executive is unmatched for its breadth and success," said...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Netflix has acquired the exclusive U.S. rights to movies from Walt Disney Studios films, beginning in 2016, in a three-year deal that catapults the Internet video-on-demand service into direct competition with pay-TV giants such as HBO and Showtime.
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:13 AM
"Tonight Show" host Jay Leno is taking a significant reduction in pay and roughly two dozen staffers are being let go as part of a major budget restructuring at the late-night talk show.
Although "The Tonight Show" remains the top-rated late-night...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 10:32 AM
It's easy to scapegoat Comcast for the budget cuts NBC made at "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" last week, and indeed there has already been speculation that this is part of the new owner's grand plan to slice and dice its way to big bucks.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Programming giant Walt Disney Co. and pay-TV distributor Cablevision Systems Corp. have signed a wide-ranging agreement covering dozens of broadcast and cable channels including ABC, ESPN and Disney Channel.
As part of the deal, Cablevision has also...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:12 AM
Viacom's Nickelodeon has struck a deal to sell its programming to Hulu Plus, the subscription arm of the online video platform Hulu.
Starting today, recent episodes of Nickelodeon shows such as "iCarly" and "SpongeBob SquarePants" and its much-...