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  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...