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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...
  • Turkey's Dogus said to be in talks with Discovery as CNBC-e deal ends

    ISTANBUL Discovery Communications Inc. is in talks to buy a television frequency in Turkey from billionaire Ferit Sahenk's Dogus Holding AS, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. Dogus is planning to let a 15-year licensing agreement to...
  • SpongeBob online? Nickelodeon to offer Internet subscription

    SpongeBob online? Nickelodeon to offer Internet subscription
    SpongeBob fans rejoice: Nickelodeon is the latest cable channel to plan a stand-alone Internet offering. What's not yet known is whether this offering will be the same channel as what cable and satellite TV subscribers now get. It's possible the service...
  • Discovery Life channel: what happens when life throws you a curveball

    Discovery Communications executives thought of Facebook when considering what the new Discovery Life network would be about. Specifically, all of the Facebook friends who write about their fabulous jobs, fabulous families and fabulous vacations. "We...
  • Discovery network taking a turn away from fanciful docs under new boss

    There's a new boss in charge at the Discovery Network, and he's anxious to get rid of mega-sharks, mermaids and man-eating snakes. Rich Ross, a longtime Disney executive who began this week as president of Discovery Communications' flagship channel, said...
  • Discovery Q3 Profit Rises 10% Despite Flat Performance At U.S. Networks

    Discovery Communications said third-quarter profit rose nearly 10% as the company's international operations buoyed results even as its U.S. cable networks showed evidence of lackluster performance. The Silver Spring, Maryland, owner of Discovery...
  • Cable Under Fire: Plunge in Ratings Could Spell Trouble for Top Nets

    Steve Burke is not an executive prone to exaggeration. If anything, the NBCUniversal CEO is known for his understated style in public settings. So when Burke made a blunt statement about ratings growth potential for the Peacock's domestic cable...
  • Who Are the Winners and Losers in Pay TV's Unbundled Future?

    The pay-TV bundle is a gigantic iceberg that's slowly melting. As Internet-video options proliferate, consumers will have a growing list of reasons to stop paying $90 or more per month for multichannel television. And the jockeying is now under way among...
  • Media Stocks Fall After Discovery Report Stirs Advertising Worries

    Stocks in the media sector tumbled noticeably Tuesday after executives at Discovery Communications suggested advertising demand for TV was less than robust. Ad demand in "the last month or so" has "gotten a little bit softer," said Discovery CEO David...
  • Phil Craig Joins Discovery Networks Intl. as EVP and Chief Creative Officer

    Taking up a newly created and key post in the international TV business, producer and network executive Phil Craig has been tapped as EVP and chief creative officer for Discovery Networks Intl. Reporting to DNI prexy J.B. Perrette, and taking up his...
  • Bunim/Murray Prods Names John P. Roberts Chief Digital Officer

    Television banner Bunim/Murray Prods is ready to expand its efforts in new media, tapping John P. Roberts as chief digital officer. As part of the move, Kesila Childers has been promoted to VP at BMP Digital. She formerly was director of digital media,...