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  • At TCA, Schedules Take A Back Seat to Brand-Building

    Curation, curation, curation. That was the message coming out of the major networks last week as they pitched their wares to journos at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour. Networks are responding to the sea changes in viewing habits and the...
  • Fox bid for Time Warner could reach $91 billion, analyst says

    Fox bid for Time Warner could reach $91 billion, analyst says
    Wall Street is waiting for Rupert Murdoch's next move. Even though Time Warner said it wasn't interested in being acquired by Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, most investors believe that Murdoch and his team would continue their pursuit of the prize....
  • 'Guardians' to rule the galaxy. Time Warner Cable has Dodger blues.

    'Guardians' to rule the galaxy. Time Warner Cable has Dodger blues.
    After the coffee. Before cleaning out my desk.  The Skinny: This is my last Morning Fix. It's been my pleasure to bring you the headlines with a mix of humor thrown in for the last five years. I want to thank all my loyal readers and the fine copy desk...
  • Discovery 2Q Profit Rises 26%, Boosted By International Networks

    Discovery Communications said weaker results at its U.S. TV networks were offset by robust activity from its international TV holdings, which helped the company notch a 26% increase in net income for the second quarter. The Silver Spring, Md., owner of...
  • How CEO Pay Incentives Could Pave the Way for Media Megadeals

    The prospect of 21st Century Fox acquiring Time Warner has Wall Street and Hollywood bracing for a wave of mergers and acquisitions to hit the media sector. Conventional wisdom holds that entertainment conglomerates must bulk up to counter the size of...
  • Defy Media Hires BBC America's Mark Gall as Head of Sales

    Digital studio Defy Media has hired Mark Gall, previously EVP of TV and digital ad sales for BBC America with two decades of experience in the biz, as chief revenue officer. At Defy, formed last year by the merger of Alloy Digital and Break Media, Gall...
  • Brian Grazer is Hustling to Keep Imagine Entertainment Relevant in Ever-Changing Hollywood

    It's odd to see Brian Grazer chillin'. But there he is -- the frenetic mega-producer -- lounging in his sprawling backyard in Santa Monica, Calif., overlooking the Riviera Country Club, munching on a breakfast of turkey bacon and eggs over easy, drinking...
  • Why Destination America Sent The Wallflowers To A Small Arizona Town For July 4

    The Wallflowers have played concerts in practically every major city in America, but chances are they don't get to Prescott, Arizona very often. Thanks to efforts by cable network Destination America, they will. The band is part of a two-day effort by...
  • Reality TV Banners Launch Nonfiction Producers Assn. Run by Rick Feldman

    A clutch of New York-based unscripted production companies have formed the Nonfiction Producers Assn. trade group designed to promote and foster the growth of the reality and documentary TV biz. TV industry vet Rick Feldman (pictured), who previously...
  • Discovery, Intuition Films Roll Out 'Inside Football'

    MADRID - The U.S. team's FIFA World Cup run may be over, but U.S. production-distribution opportunities for soccer-themed content most certainly is not. In one of the latest moves, Discovery and Spain's Intuition Films are rolling out docu series "Inside...
  • Media Stocks on Upswing as Dow Tops 17,000 for First Time

    Major media congloms rode the enthusiasm on Wall Street Thursday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 17,000 for the first time, propelled by a better-than-expected jobs report for June. As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day on...
  • National Geographic explores new frontiers with Knell at the helm

    National Geographic explores new frontiers with Knell at the helm
    WASHINGTON — Breaking news! "Sea otter moms invest so much energy in raising their pups that they risk their own survival, a new study suggests," the article began. "The marine mammals spend about 930 megajoules — a measure of energy —...