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  • Comcast, Charter Appoint Cable Veteran Michael Willner CEO of Spinoff MSO

    Cable industry vet Michael Willner will serve as president and CEO of "SpinCo," the new cable company with 2.5 million subscribers that Comcast will spin off after its acquisition of Time Warner Cable under Comcast's deal with Charter. Willner was a co-...
  • AT&T Close to Announcing $50 Billion Deal to Acquire DirecTV

    AT&T is reportedly close to reaching an agreement to acquire satellite giant DirecTV for about $50 billion -- marking another blockbuster merger that would further consolidate U.S. pay-TV services into the hands of a few major players if approved. The...
  • AT&T to Acquire DirecTV in $67 Billion Deal

    In a deal that will accelerate the transformation under way in the U.S. pay TV market, AT&T has reached an agreement to acquire DirecTV for $67 billion. The proposed union of the telco giant and the nation's largest satellite TV provider continues the...
  • Making Sense of Rupert Murdoch's Next Big Moves

    Coming off a year marked by splits, including his empire and marriage, can you blame Rupert Murdoch for making 2014 all about bringing companies together? That's the modus operandi at 21st Century Fox. Earlier this month, the conglom confirmed its intent...
  • Formula One might be sold

    Formula One might be sold
    Speculation continues that ownership of Formula One might be on the verge of changing hands. Canadian fashion tycoon Lawrence Stroll has been in talks about buying part of the international racing series, Britain's Sky News reported last week, and he'...
  • John Malone's Liberty Global Almost Invested in Aereo

    It remains to be seen whether cable operators will try to mimic Aereo if its approach to delivering broadcast TV -- without paying for it -- passes muster at the Supreme Court. But at least one major MSO was interested enough in Aereo that it tried to...
  • Time Warner Cable CEO: Comcast Deal Is a 'Dream Combination'

    Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, a lame duck with Comcast's pending $42 billion takeover of the No. 2 cable operator, called the proposed merger a "dream combination" that will accelerate innovation and efficiency of the combined company. Marcus, who...
  • Liberty Media Drops Plan to Buy Rest of SiriusXM, Creates Two Tracking Stocks

    John Malone's Liberty Media said it has given up efforts to acquire the stake in satellite-radio company SiriusXM that it doesn't already own, and instead is focused on raising capital for cable company Charter Communications to expand. The company is...
  • 'Need for Speed' hopes to cruise. Liberty has Sirius change.

    'Need for Speed' hopes to cruise. Liberty has Sirius change.
    After the coffee. Before finding my winter coat. The Skinny: Friday's roundup includes the box-office preview and John Malone's latest financial maneuverings. Also, a look at DreamWorks, which hopes "Need for Speed" can be a hit. I'm out of town this...
  • Discovery Communications Chairman John Hendricks stepping down

    Discovery Communications Chairman John Hendricks stepping down
    Discovery Communications founder John Hendricks will retire as chairman of the board of the cable giant in May. Hendricks, a science buff who worked in academia, launched Discovery Channel in 1985 and over the years the company went from owning a...
  • Comcast-TW Cable: Whirlwind of Talks, Shifting Alliances Led to Deal

    A 300-plus page proxy filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission offers intriguing detail on the fast-moving negotiations that led to Comcast's $45.2 billion merger pact with Time Warner Cable. Thursday's filing underscores the windfall that is...
  • Discovery Mulls Joint Bids for Major Sports Rights for Eurosport

    LONDON -- Discovery Communications is preparing to up its game in the sports rights field as it eyes further premium contests for Eurosport, in which it holds a majority stake. "Eurosport is a bigger platform than ESPN on cable in the U.S. and it reaches...