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  • Twitter Hires YouTube Exec as Head of TV and Video

    Twitter has hired Baljeet Singh, a five-year YouTube veteran who led development of several key advertising projects for the Internet video site, to head up TV and video initiatives for the social-media company. Singh's mandate: to bring more video to...
  • Discovery Extends CEO Zaslav's Contract Through End of 2019

    David Zaslav will remain at the head of Discovery Communications through the end of 2019, under a new contract unveiled Friday by the Silver Spring, Md., owner of the Discovery, TLC, and Investigation Discovery cable networks. The move suggests the board...
  • Discovery extends CEO David Zaslav's lucrative deal for 6 years

    Discovery Communications Inc. has extended Chief Executive David Zaslav's lucrative employment agreement for another six years, fortifying the leadership of the cable television programming company after a period of sustained growth. The deal...
  • Discovery's 'Klondike' taps into the scripted miniseries market

    Discovery's 'Klondike' taps into the scripted miniseries market
    The Discovery Channel has struck pay dirt with reality shows such as "Gold Rush," "Gold Fever," "Jungle Gold" and "Bering Sea Gold." Now Discovery is digging for treasure in a new vein with its first scripted miniseries, "Klondike." The period drama,...
  • 'Frozen' heats up box office. Liberty makes a Sirius move.

    'Frozen' heats up box office. Liberty makes a Sirius move.
    After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode! The Skinny: Are we all rested and ready for 2014? No? Then we should take another week off. If only we could. But since we can't, let's get back into our groove. Today's headlines include the weekend...
  • Media Can't Get Enough Of New Bio On Fox News Chief Roger Ailes

    Roger Ailes isn't President of the United States, but the attention being paid to a new and unauthorized biography of the Fox News Channel chief and TV-industry veteran could make one think he is. Since The New York Times published a report Tuesday on...
  • Net neutral no more! Charter blasts Time Warner Cable.

    Net neutral no more! Charter blasts Time Warner Cable.
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for American Idol's return. The Skinny: Got caught up in "Gross Pointe Blank" last night. An underrated film! I love the shrink scenes with John Cusack and Alan Arkin. Anyway, Wednesday's roundup includes the...
  • Media Stocks See 'Wolf of Wall Street'-Like Rise in 2013

    Media stocks enjoyed a heady run in the bull market of 2013. Shares of most major congloms closed out the last full week of the year at or near 52-week highs. Netflix regained its platinum-plated status, thanks to solid subscriber growth and a...
  • Robert Rodriguez' El Rey Network Lures General Motors In Ad Pact

    Hyundai likes to back the zombies from AMC's "The Walking Dead," while Ford has displayed a yen for the fashionable bloodsuckers of the CW's "Vampire Diaries." Now General Motors will sponsor the vampires of the Robert Rodriguez cult favorite "From Dusk...
  • Golden Globe nominations out! Weinsteins and Warner Bros. tussle.

    Golden Globe nominations out! Weinsteins and Warner Bros. tussle.
    After the coffee. Before second-guessing the Golden Globe nominations. The Skinny: I'm playing beat the clock today as I try to get this done in time to watch the FCC get grilled on Capitol Hill. Oh the exciting life I lead. Today's Fix includes a look...
  • A+ E To Shutter Bio Network, Replace It With Lifestyle-Focused FYI

    A+E Networks is closing the book on its long-running BIO network and replacing it this summer with FYI, a lifestyle-focused cabler the company said was meant to inspire younger viewers, in its first large-scale maneuver since Nancy Dubuc took over as...