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  • Veteran NBC Ad-Sales Executive James Hoffman To Depart Company

    James Hoffman, who rose over a 26-year tenure at NBCUniversal to shoulder the main responsibility of selling the ad inventory of the company's flagship broadcast network, is leaving the company, according to a memo sent to staffers Monday from Linda...
  • Media and Entertainment Sector Profitability Forecast to Rise Again in 2014

    Big media and entertainment companies worldwide are expected to average 28% profit margins this year, up from 26% last year, according to a forecast from consulting firm EY. That's better than major stock-market indices, and the highest level since it...
  • To Grab Ad Dollars In Contest, Big TV Players Like NBCU And Viacom Must Break Out Digital Video

    A group of media companies on Wednesday will be enticed into an arena of sorts and forced to compete to win ad dollars from blue-chip sponsors like Hasbro, Pepsi, State Farm, Petsmart, Walgreens, Levi's, Hilton and CBS Corp.'s Showtime. To get the...
  • Consumer Reports: Ultra HD Televisons

    Now that you've finally outfitted almost every room in your house with a flat-panel HDTV, there's a new technology being touted as the next big thing: ultra high-definition (UHD) TV, says Consumer Reports. It sounds impressive, with super-detailed...
  • Comcast CEO Roberts Wants NBCU Cable to Produce 'Breaking Bad'-Size Hit

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Comcast CEO Brian Roberts expressed a desire for NBCUniversal's cable networks division to deliver a buzz-worthy, breakout hit on the order of AMC's "Breaking Bad," and cited growing competition across the TV landscape as...
  • Cubs game draws surprising TV ratings

    Cubs game draws surprising TV ratings
    Did all it take was for Cubs fans to get whiff of the future in Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kyle Hendricks to get them to watch their games again? With the three young players leading the way, the Cubs’ 6-2 victory over Milwaukee did a 3.20...
  • FCC Chairman Says U.S. Lacks Competitive Broadband Service

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said that most Americans lack real choices for high-speed broadband service, a contrast to the picture advanced by many large providers that the marketplace is one of robust competition. Comcast,...
  • TV ratings: Fox News wins, CNN surges to No. 2 in cable news in August

    Major news stories -- including the fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager in Missouri by a white police officer, and escalating tensions in the Middle East -- helped boost ratings for cable news channels during August. Fox News was...
  • Comcast, TW Cable Set Shareholder Votes, Name for Charter Spinoff Company

    As the merger review process inches along at the FCC, Comcast and Time Warner Cable have set October dates for their respective shareholder votes on the blockbuster $45.2 billion union of the nation's largest cable operators. Meanwhile, Comcast and...
  • Fox to Stream 101 NFL Games Online This Season, But Only to Some Pay-TV Subs

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Fox Sports will serve up 101 live NFL games during the 2014-15 season on the web, the first time a broadcaster is making regular-season games available streamed over the Internet -- but there are a few catches. Gridiron fans...
  • KKR invests in smart home tech company Savant Systems

    (Reuters) - Private equity firm KKR & Co LLP said on Wednesday that it is investing $90 million in Savant Systems, a company that helps control the lighting, temperature and TVs in some of the world's wealthiest homes. The private company, which is...