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  • 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...
  • Bunim/Murray Prods Names John P. Roberts Chief Digital Officer

    Television banner Bunim/Murray Prods is ready to expand its efforts in new media, tapping John P. Roberts as chief digital officer. As part of the move, Kesila Childers has been promoted to VP at BMP Digital. She formerly was director of digital media,...
  • Seth Meyers Takes Aim at Political Climate at NRDC Night of Comedy

    Tuesday's election results were not a good outcome for anyone concerned about the environment, according to Seth Meyers. But at Wednesday's Natural Resources Defense Council Night of Comedy fundraiser at 583 Park Avenue in New York City, host Seth Meyers...
  • Sony unveils web-based TV service PlayStation Vue

    Sony unveils web-based TV service PlayStation Vue
    Sony Network Entertainment International LLC, a unit of Sony Corp of America, unveiled a new cloud-based TV service, PlayStation Vue, expected to be commercially launched during the first quarter of 2015. The web-based television service allows users...
  • Wall Street cheers possible Hasbro-DreamWorks Animation deal

    Wall Street cheers possible Hasbro-DreamWorks Animation deal
    DreamWorks Animation shares surged 14% as Wall Street was quick to embrace a potential sale of the studio to toy giant Hasbro. A deal would combine one of the industry's leading animation studios, known for its “Shrek,” “Kung Fu Panda&...
  • 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...
  • 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...