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  • Ryan Seacrest in Talks at Fox, NBCU; Will He Stay at 'Idol' and 'Today'? (EXCLUSIVE)

    While all eyes are on the succession over at "Late Show with David Letterman," another high-profile TV perch could also be on the verge of vacancy. Ryan Seacrest is currently in talks about his future at both Fox Broadcasting, where his two-year deal...
  • Murdoch keeps it all in the family. Cable wants more ad dollars.

    Murdoch keeps it all in the family. Cable wants more ad dollars.
    After the coffee. Before changing my last name to Murdoch. The Skinny: Ever spend too much time online and your eyes hurt? That's how I felt yesterday. I hate Internet hangovers. Today's roundup includes more coverage of the drama at Rupert Murdoch's...
  • Is Disney's Big-Game Hunting Paying Off?

    Compared with the sizable acquisitions Disney CEO Bob Iger has made in the past, his $500 million-plus payout for Maker Studios last week seems downright thrifty. But the purchase not only moved Disney-watchers to question Maker's value, it also had...
  • Murdoch Moves: What Lachlan and James' Ascent Means for Fox

    News that Lachlan Murdoch was returning to the fold and James Murdoch was getting a promotion at 21st Century Fox caught many people on the Fox lot by surprise on Wednesday. Not that it was unexpected in the grand scheme. Rupert Murdoch has always been...
  • Murdoch cements sons' leadership roles at News Corp., Fox

    Murdoch cements sons' leadership roles at News Corp., Fox
    His older son, Lachlan, quit a top executive job in the company and retreated to Australia. His second son, James, was battered by the British phone hacking scandal. Some analysts figured Rupert Murdoch's long-held ambition to leave his vast worldwide...
  • Television Academy President Lucy Hood Dies at 56

    Lucy Hood, president and chief operating officer of the Television Academy who was respected for her keen understanding of digital media, has died after a battle with cancer. She was 56. Hood, a former Fox and News Corp. exec, took the reins of the TV...
  • CBS Outdoor shares climb 5% in first trading day

    Old media is still alive and kicking. On its inaugural day of trading, CBS Outdoor Americas -- a billboard business, one of the oldest advertising mediums around -- shot up 5.4% over its initial price to close at $29.50 a share. CBS Corp. offered 20...
  • David Hill Takes Helm of Nat Geo Channels, Courteney Monroe Upped to CEO

    News Corp. vet David Hill is in and David Lyle is out at National Geographic Channels U.S. Hill will serve as chairman of the channels group. Nat Geo TV marketing exec Courteney Monroe (pictured) has also been upped to CEO of National Geographic Channels...
  • Showbiz Site Uproxx Acquired by Guy-Focused Digital Media Firm Woven

    Digital media firm Woven Digital announced the acquisition of acquired dude-skewing entertainment website Uproxx as well as the hiring of Myspace co-founder Colin Digiaro in the newly created role of president. Terms of the acquisition were not...
  • A+E Networks Taps David Granville-Smith As Exec VP, CFO

    A+E Networks has appointed veteran investment banker David Granville-Smith (Digger) as exec VP and CFO. Nancy Dubuc, A+E Networks president and CEO, announced Monday that Granville-Smith will succeed Gerard Gruosso, who is retiring after 30 years with...
  • Megadeals Ahead of NewFronts Show Strength of Steaming Markets

    Just in time for this week's NewFronts digital programming presentations, two recent headlines underscore how significant a business Internet-delivered video has become for traditional media players. Hell didn't freeze over on April 23, even after HBO...
  • The Smart Thing About Dumb Mobile Video News

    I'm not sure whether to be depressed or impressed by new NBCUniversal video initiatives #30SecondstoKnow and "15 Seconds to Truth." Perhaps the former hashtag has shown up in your Twitter feed since its introduction in February. Xerox Corp. sure hopes it...