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  • Mercedes welcome Ecclestone trial settlement

    SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) - Formula One needs a strong leader and Bernie Ecclestone's $100 million court settlement to end a bribery trial in Germany is positive for the sport's future, Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff said on Saturday. "I...
  • Rainn Wilson's SoulPancake YouTube Series Will Pivot to Cable TV

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Weirdness has a new home on TV: Participant Media's Pivot will air segments from Rainn Wilson's "SoulPancake" webseries exclusively starting Monday, Aug. 25. Pivot will air "Mixtape by SoulPancake" at 8:30 p.m. Eastern on...
  • Media Stocks Rise After Time Warner Rebuffs Murdoch Bid

    Wall Street boosted media stocks Wednesday in the wake of a disclosure that Rupert Murdoch-controlled 21st Century Fox made an $80 billion bid for Time Warner that was rebuffed. Time Warner shares rose as much as 17% in early trading before settling...
  • Startup Mozaic Branding Aims to Broker Branded-Content Deals for YouTube Stars

    Mozaic Branding, a startup led by former Maker Studios exec Fran Solomita, has set up shop to steer more Madison Avenue branded-content deals to top YouTube creators. Solomita, most recently VP of branded entertainment at Disney's Maker Studios, said...
  • 'Guardians' to rule the galaxy. Time Warner Cable has Dodger blues.

    'Guardians' to rule the galaxy. Time Warner Cable has Dodger blues.
    After the coffee. Before cleaning out my desk.  The Skinny: This is my last Morning Fix. It's been my pleasure to bring you the headlines with a mix of humor thrown in for the last five years. I want to thank all my loyal readers and the fine copy desk...
  • Media Stocks on Upswing as Dow Tops 17,000 for First Time

    Major media congloms rode the enthusiasm on Wall Street Thursday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 17,000 for the first time, propelled by a better-than-expected jobs report for June. As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day on...
  • Discovery to Switch Fit and Health Channel to Discovery Life in January

    It's flipping time again at Discovery Communications. After transforming networks like Discovery Times into Investigation Discovery and Planet Green into Destination America, the company is set to announce Wednesday that it intends to transform...
  • Discovery-backed studio to fund short films made by YouTube stars

    Discovery-backed studio to fund short films made by YouTube stars
    Backed by Oscar winners including director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer, New Form Digital studio announced Monday a new partnership with some of YouTube's most famous personalities. New Form Incubator, the studio's name for the creative venture,...
  • At TCA, Schedules Take A Back Seat to Brand-Building

    Curation, curation, curation. That was the message coming out of the major networks last week as they pitched their wares to journos at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour. Networks are responding to the sea changes in viewing habits and the...
  • Fox bid for Time Warner could reach $91 billion, analyst says

    Wall Street is waiting for Rupert Murdoch's next move. Even though Time Warner said it wasn't interested in being acquired by Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, most investors believe that Murdoch and his team would continue their pursuit of the prize....
  • 'Apes' still on top. 'Sex Tape' fails to arouse. James Garner R.I.P.

    After the coffee. Before being grateful I don't go to Comic-Con.  The Skinny: One of my happier childhood memories was watching "The Rockford Files" every Friday night with my father. We'd predict when Rockford would get beat up and when the...