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  • Discovery To Take Control Of Kiddie-Focused Hub Cable Outlet: Report

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Discovery Communications and toymaker Hasbro will rework their ownership of cable's kid-focused Hub outlet so that Discovery will take more control of the property and rework it into a broader outlet focused on family...
  • FCC Defends Confidential Meetings As Part of Merger Reviews

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says that the commission has the legal standing to meet confidentially with potential critics of media mergers, after a report was published stating that companies have privately met with regulators who...
  • Discovery seeks to take control of Hub TV network from Hasbro: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Discovery Communications Inc is seeking a controlling interest in The Hub, reducing partner and toymaker Hasbro Inc's share of the children's cable TV network, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the...
  • Do TV And Advertising Still Belong Together?

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - TV and advertising used to go together, to quote some famous commercial slogans, like baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet. Or like food, folks and fun. Now, a new thought is rising that the two sides fit together less...
  • Discovery's Zaslav: Sluggish Summer TV Ratings Could Affect Quarter

    Summer ratings were "a little bit soft" at some of the bigger networks owned by Discovery Communications, according to David Zaslav, chief executive of the Silver Spring, Md., owner of Discovery Channel and TLC. "Our challenge was that in July and...
  • 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...
  • Discovery 2Q Profit Rises 26%, Boosted By International Networks

    Discovery Communications said weaker results at its U.S. TV networks were offset by robust activity from its international TV holdings, which helped the company notch a 26% increase in net income for the second quarter. The Silver Spring, Md., owner of...
  • '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...
  • Eileen O'Neill Named Global Group President of Discovery Studios

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Eileen O'Neill has been promoted to the newly created position of Global Group President of Discovery Studios. She'll be leaving her post at the Discovery Channel, and now have oversight over all of the internal facilities...
  • U.K. Broadcaster ITV Ripe for a U.S. Takeover

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Media mavens in Blighty are buzzing at the prospect that the U.K.'s biggest broadcaster, ITV, may end up in U.S. hands as a rush of consolidation reshapes the British media landscape. All year, U.S. media giants have been...
  • Discovery Digital Networks Head Jim Louderback Resigns

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jim Louderback, g.m. of Discovery Digital Networks, is leaving the company two years after the cable programmer bought web-video startup Revision3, where he had been CEO. Louderback announced that he is leaving Discovery...