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  • 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...
  • Maker Studios Reaches Deal in Principle to Acquire Blip

    Maker Studios, a major YouTube multichannel network, has signed an agreement to acquire online video company Blip but the deal is not officially done yet, according to sources close the deal. Maker Studios declined to comment. Blip reps did not...
  • Discovery Bringing Facebook's 'I F***ing Love Science' to Online Video and Science Channel

    How much more new media can a traditional media company get? Discovery Communications is launching a new online and TV series with a profane interjection in the title. Discovery announced a pact with the British creator of Facebook page "I Fucking Love...
  • Discovery Exec Nancy Daniels Named General Manager of TLC

    Nancy Daniels has been tapped general manager of TLC, the network announced today. Appointment follows Amy Winter stepping down from the post last month. Daniels will be based in TLC's Los Angeles office and report to Eileen O'Neill, group president of...
  • Animal Planet re-airing “Mermaids” specials

     
    Sure, Discovery Communications has likely heard the complaints from some regarding its recent trend toward programming specials that on the outside look like scientific documentaries about incredible discoveries — Mermaids! Megalodons! — but,...
  • Discovery Channel Names Denise Contis Exec Veep of Production and Development

    Discovery Channel has appointed Denise Contis exec vice prez of production and development, west coast. Contis will report to Discovery & TLC group prez Eileen O'Neill and be based in Los Angeles. Appointment arrives after Nancy Daniels, who previously...
  • Why Discovery Communications Pushed 'King of Thrones' Into The Toilet

    As the maker of wholesome, all-American products like Tide, Crest and Pampers, Procter & Gamble has never been one for sponsoring bawdy talk. But the company isn't above a little potty humor. When Discovery Communications-owned cable outlet Destination...
  • Why Viacom Gave Up Developing Its Own Mobile Video Player

    Until earlier this year, Viacom had used its own internally developed video player in apps for channels like MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central. But in gearing up for TV Everywhere, to make more video content available to pay TV subscribers, the media...
  • FactoryMade builds up cast of Hollywood players for El Rey Network

    FactoryMade builds up cast of Hollywood players for El Rey Network
    The pitch meeting wasn't going as planned. John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa, founders of entertainment business incubator FactoryMade Ventures, wanted movie director Robert Rodriguez to help them create an English-language cable network for Latinos....
  • In 'King of Thrones,' not just any bathroom will do

     In 'King of Thrones,' not just any bathroom will do
    Destination America, the cable network that is home to "Deep Fried Masters" and "United States of Bacon," is taking the next natural step with "King of Thrones," a show aimed at people who spend a lot of time in their bathrooms and want to be as...
  • Discovery Expects Cash From Oprah Winfrey Net to Accelerate

    Cash flow coming from the Oprah Winfrey Network is poised to "accelerate," Discovery Communications' Chief Financial Officer Andy Warren said at an investor conference Wednesday. "We are extremely bullish now on where OWN is," Warren said. "Oprah is in...