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  • Competition heats up among Spanish-language media firms

    NEW YORK — Soccer, spicy love stories, a search for a next-generation Latino boy band and even NASCAR racing have become armaments in a stepped-up battle for Latino television viewers. For years, the two established Spanish-language media...
  • 21st Century Fox, Apollo Global Management Poised for Joint Venture

    21st Century Fox and private equity giant Apollo Global Management have entered into a preliminary agreement to form a joint venture that would bring together some of the biggest production companies in TV, including Fox-owned Shine Group and Apollo-owned...
  • Meet Cat Greenleaf: Her Ad-Break Talk Show Helps USA Notch Daytime Ratings

    Advertisers may look to the USA cable outlet for shows like "Suits" or reruns of "Modern Family." But they are also taking an interest in someone who never appears on the network's primetime schedule. Since September, traffic reporter turned daytime host...
  • Discovery First-Quarter Profit Flat As Overseas Activity Crimps Performance

    Discovery Communications said first-quarter net income was essentially flat despite a 22% increase in revenue as costs associated with assembling businesses overseas weighed on the company's bottom line. The Silver Spring, Md., owner of the TLC,...
  • AT&T buys DirecTV! 'Godzilla' is an unstoppable force.

    AT&T buys DirecTV! 'Godzilla' is an unstoppable force.
    After the coffee. Before having to cover yet another merger. The Skinny: So much for a relaxing weekend recovering from upfronts and New York City. Instead I spent Saturday and Sunday writing about AT&T buying DirecTV. I have a hunch I'll be doing that...
  • Corbis Launches Brand-Placement Bazaar with Netflix, Sony, Discovery and Others

    Corbis Entertainment, the entertainment rights-licensing company owned by Bill Gates, has opened the doors on an online marketplace that at launch offers up to 600 brand-placement opportunities for marketers across an array of studios, networks and...
  • Reality TV production deal prices escalate amid consolidation wave

     Reality TV production deal prices escalate amid consolidation wave
    Reality TV producers couldn't have scripted this any better. Over the last 18 months, there has been a tremendous wave of consolidation among production companies that specialize in reality shows such as "Duck Dynasty," "Top Chef" and "Party Down South....
  • Scripps to Grant Up to $30,000 for Digital Series Winner from New York Television Festival

    Scripps Networks Interactive's Travel Channel and its Ulive online-video site will fund an original digital series with a budget of up to $30,000 out of submissions entered into this fall's New York Television Festival. According to NYTVF, the...
  • Hub Network Taps Joey Fatone To Build Primetime Family Block

    Like one of the little kids who watches its programs, The Hub Network will soon attempt to see if it can reach beyond its grasp. The network, jointly owned by cable programmer Discovery Communications and toy maker Hasbro, expects to gradually abandon...
  • Upfronts 2014: Why Cable Is Grafting New Faces On To Old Bodies

    TV's biggest players start pitching advertisers next week. But you might want to keep your eyes on some of the smaller ones. In the weeks leading up to the start of the so-called "upfront" marketplace, the annual ad-sales session when U.S. TV outlets try...
  • Amazon Drops Discovery and Scripps Shows, with Scripps the Bigger Loser

    As Amazon.com spends more money on original and exclusive content for its streaming-video service, the Internet retail giant is declining to renew deals for some TV content. Amazon Prime Instant Video, available through the Prime free-shipping program,...