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  • 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...
  • Rich Ross named president of Discovery Channel

    Rich Ross named president of Discovery Channel
    Discovery Communications has tapped veteran programming executive Rich Ross to run its flagship network. Ross will step into his new position as president of Discovery Channel in January. For nearly two years, he has served as chief executive of Shine...
  • Rich Ross to Exit Shine America, Eyes Discovery Post (EXCLUSIVE)

    Rich Ross is poised to exit his post as CEO of Shine America and is expected to land at Discovery Communications in a top programming job. Ross' move comes amid the restructuring of Shine Group operations following its merger with Apollo Global...
  • Future of 'Honey Boo Boo' in flux after reports of mom dating child molester

    Future of 'Honey Boo Boo' in flux after reports of mom dating child molester
    TLC is "reassessing" the future of reality hit "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" following a TMZ report alleging that the mother of the girl at the center of the show is romantically linked to a convicted child molester. In a statement, TLC said: "TLC is not...
  • TLC Cancels 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,' Citing Concern for 'Health and Welfare' of Kids

    TLC has pulled the plug on "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," one of its most prominent series, following allegations that the mother at the center of the show has been romantically linked to a convicted child molester. June Shannon posted a video statement...
  • Camera rolling for Wallenda high-wire walk

    Camera rolling for Wallenda high-wire walk
    One of the cameras that will capture Nik Wallenda's high-wire walk across the Chicago River has gone live, allowing viewers to log on to skyscraperlive.com and watch a 24/7 feed that shows the pulsing traffic along W. Upper Wacker Drive and puffy clouds...
  • FCC stops clock on Comcast, AT&T-DirecTV reviews

    FCC stops clock on Comcast, AT&T-DirecTV reviews
    Like many frazzled parents, the Federal Communications Commission has called for a temporary timeout. The FCC on Wednesday halted the 180-day clock that has been ticking on the government's review of Comcast's proposed $45-billion purchase of Time...
  • 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' Future in Doubt Following TMZ Report

    TLC is "reassessing" the future of reality hit "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" following a TMZ report alleging that the mother of the girl at the center of the show is romantically linked to a convicted child molester. In a statement, TLC said: "TLC is not...
  • Longevity, Biz Savvy Makes Showtime CEO Matt Blank an Industry Statesman

    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 pay cable business, thanks...
  • Russia's Leading Indie TV Network CTC Hit by Law Change

    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 companies. The amendments...
  • National Geographic Channels Names Julia Rao CFO

    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 respected financial leader...