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  • Velocity brings Eurosport coverage to the U.S.

     
    It may be small consolation to those motorsports fans still smarting from the loss of SPEED Channel, but Velocity is doing its part to expand its racing coverage with the introduction of Eurosport on Velocity, a weekly programming block beginning Sept....
  • Tribune to Spin Off Newspapers Into Separate Company

    Tribune Co. is tossing newspapers to the side to focus on TV broadcasting, announcing plans to spin off its newspaper-publishing businesses -- including its namesake Chicago Tribune and the L.A. Times -- into a separate company. Company said the split...
  • John Malone: Time Warner Cable Should Be Rolling Up Cable Ops

    John Malone, the once and possible future titan of the U.S. cable biz, believes that Time Warner Cable -- a company he's harbored an interest in buying -- is in a position to snap up other cable operators. The Liberty Media chairman made the comments...
  • YouTube Content Partners Want to Reduce Their Reliance on the Video Site

    YouTube runs the world's most massive and diverse video bazaar, one that's home to more than 1 million content creators. But with more and more online distributors getting into the market, some of the company's longest-standing content providers are...
  • Emmy loves Netflix! Shake-up at Turner. Comic-Con time.

    Emmy loves Netflix! Shake-up at Turner. Comic-Con time.
    After the coffee. Before avoiding the onslaught of Comic-Con tweets. The Skinny: Really hard getting motivated this morning. I keep getting distracted by all the Emmy coverage and being amused by reporters trying to top each other with arcane tweets...
  • Liberty Global's Chellomedia Attracts Bids from Scripps, Turner and Discovery

    Liberty Global's Chellomedia content group is weighing bids from prospective buyers including Scripps Networks Interactive, Time Warner Inc.'s Turner Broadcasting System and Discovery Communications, the Financial Times reported. Variety previously...
  • Discovery Earnings: 2Q Net Income Rises, 2013 Guidance Reduced

    Discovery Communications said net income rose slightly in the second quarter as its cable networks in the U.S and abroad continued to generate more revenue from advertising and distribution. Even so , Discovery reduced its guidance for the year, citing...
  • OWN starts to turn financial corner, Discovery CEO Zaslav says

    OWN starts to turn financial corner, Discovery CEO Zaslav says
    OWN, the cable channel started by Oprah Winfrey and cable programming giant Discovery Communications that had its fair share of ups and downs, is starting to turn the corner, according to Discovery Chief Executive David Zaslav. On a call with analysts...
  • Time Warner Cable and CBS play chicken. Sotelo exit plot twist.

    Time Warner Cable and CBS play chicken. Sotelo exit plot twist.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out when to sneak a nap.  The Skinny: I worked from 5:30 a.m. to midnight Monday so I'm very groggy this morning. You can thank me later for making sure no one missed one minute of the craziness between Time Warner...
  • Where's our film czar? AMC gets heat for 'Mad Men' plan.

    Where's our film czar? AMC gets heat for 'Mad Men' plan.
    After the coffee. Before seeing if Fox's "Dads" overcame bad reviews. The Skinny: I'll be curious to see how Fox's "Dads" did after all the nasty reviews from critics. I watched two episodes of "Dads," which is from "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane,...
  • CBS, Twitter to Sell Video Ads in Tweets for 42 Shows This Fall

    CBS is now Twitter's biggest partner in the TV biz, with the companies announcing a pact to sell sponsored video-based tweets for 42 of the Eye's shows as well as other Internet properties this fall. The partnership will include CBS.com, CBSSports.com...
  • Simon Andreae Emerges as Top Contender for Fox Reality Job (EXCLUSIVE)

    Simon Andreae, Discovery Channel's former senior VP of production and development on the West Coast, has emerged as a top contender to fill the vacancy in Fox's alternative programming department. Andreae recently set up Brit shingle Scarlet Media,...