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  • The Connecticut International Auto Show: 150,000 Square Feet of Cars, Exhibits & Fun!

    The Connecticut International Auto Show: 150,000 Square Feet of Cars, Exhibits & Fun!
    The Connecticut International Auto Show is gearing up for another great event Nov. 11-13 at the Connecticut Convention Center. The newest 2012 models will be on display, including the latest fuel- efficient vehicles and cars and trucks with the latest...
  • Longevity, Biz Savvy Makes Showtime CEO Matt Blank an Industry Statesman

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Matt Blank will mark his 20th year as CEO of Showtime in February, a rare milestone for any exec in the television biz. That kind of longevity inevitably breeds stature in the industry. To many, Blank is synonymous with the...
  • Vivendi rethink on Polish TV investment sparks sale speculation

    WARSAW/PARIS (Reuters) - American media giants have been touted as potential buyers for Polish broadcaster TVN after France's Vivendi and Poland-based holding company ITI signalled that they could sell their joint 51 per cent stake. ITI and Vivendi...
  • Russia's Leading Indie TV Network CTC Hit by Law Change

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - CANNES - Russia's leading independent media company, CTC Media, is taking stock after Russia's President Vladimir Putin signed amendments to a mass media law that impose further restrictions on foreign ownership of mass media...
  • National Geographic Channels Names Julia Rao CFO

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - National Geographic Channels U.S. and Fox Networks Group named Julia K. Rao as Chief Financial Officer. Rao will report to NGC CEO Courteney Monroe and Fox Networks Group EVP and CFO Del Mayberry. "Julia's background as a...
  • Discovery's Velocity Thinks Small To Gain Bigger Flow Of Ad Dollars

    Most TV networks salivate over the prospect of snaring an ad deal from Procter & Gamble, Verizon or Apple. And then there's Discovery Communications' Velocity. To be sure, the automobile-focused cable outlet would likely never turn down a chance to run...
  • Cable Vet Chris Moseley Returns to TV as GSN Chief Marketing Officer

    GSN has expanded its executive ranks with the appointment of cable vet Chris Moseley as exec VP and chief marketing officer. Move marks a return to TV for Moseley, who previously headed marketing and communications for Discovery Communications, and...
  • NBC Wants To Hook Sponsors On 'Peter Pan' For $350K (Or More) Per Ad

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - NBC is sprinkling a little pixie dust around its coming broadcast of "Peter Pan Live!" in hopes of luring advertisers to what is a rather high-priced program for commercials. The Peacock is talking up the show's broad appeal...
  • Discovery boosts its stake in Hub Network

    Discovery boosts its stake in Hub Network
    Discovery Communications has increased its ownership stake in a children's channel known as the Hub Network and plans to rebrand it as Discovery Family with hopes of appealing to a wider audience. The Burbank-based channel, launched four years ago,...
  • AOL Sets Fall Premieres for Originals from Nicole Richie, Zoe Saldana and Others

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - AOL has set premiere dates for its fall 2014 slate of programming, including season two of reality series "#CandidlyNicole" starring Nicole Richie, "My Hero" from exec producer Zoe Saldana and "Laugh Lessons with Kevin Nealon."...
  • Consumers, Hollywood Wait for Answers on the Comcast-TWC Merger

    Many people have chimed in on the plans by Comcast, the nation's top cable and Internet provider, to merge with Time Warner Cable, the No. 2 cable operator and No. 3 ISP. But perhaps no one was so public as a man who confronted Comcast CEO Brian Roberts...