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  • 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...
  • Women directors are increasing on Maryland corporate boards, study finds

    Women directors are increasing on Maryland corporate boards, study finds
    The number of women on corporate boards in Maryland increased last year, and for the first time, all businesses that joined the state's publicly traded companies had at least one woman board member, Network 2000 said in a report released Wednesday....
  • 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...
  • NBCUniversal names new Telemundo president

    NBCUniversal names new Telemundo president
    NBCUniversal has added a key member to its Spanish-language media team, announcing that Luis Silberwasser, a former Discovery Communications executive, will become president of the Telemundo network later this summer. Silberwasser will be responsible for...
  • Channel 5 Sale Falters as Discovery Withdraws From Bidding: Report

    LONDON -- An attempt by the owner of U.K. broadcaster Channel 5, Northern & Shell, to sell the network appears to have faltered as reports circulated Thursday that one of the leading contenders to acquire the TV group, Discovery Communications, had...
  • Formula One might be sold

    Formula One might be sold
    Speculation continues that ownership of Formula One might be on the verge of changing hands. Canadian fashion tycoon Lawrence Stroll has been in talks about buying part of the international racing series, Britain's Sky News reported last week, and he'...
  • AOL Lines Up James Franco, Hollywood Producers for 2014 Originals Slate

    AOL has unveiled its full slate of 2014 original web series, focusing on "inspiring stories" and comedy, tapping celebs and personalities like James Franco with big digital followings. All told, AOL has greenlit 16 new and returning original series for...
  • AT&T eyes DirecTV! Viacom buys Channel 5.

    AT&T eyes DirecTV! Viacom buys Channel 5.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out where April went. The Skinny: Is there anyone not interested in buying the Clippers? Every hour another five names pop up. Of course, Donald Sterling has said he's not selling, so who knows how all this ugliness...
  • Discovery Unloads HowStuffWorks Website for $45 Million, Taking Steep Loss

    Discovery Communications is selling the assets and operations of explainer site HowStuffWorks -- which it bought for $250 million seven years ago -- for $45 million in cash to digital-media firm Blucora. As part of the deal, Discovery will retain key...
  • 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...
  • Google Chromecast Gets 100-Plus Web-Video Channels, with On-Screen Guide

    Users of Google's $35 Chromecast TV adapter now have access to more than 100 channels of free web video -- including shows from ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, Comedy Central and Hulu -- on their HDTVs, along with a guide-like interface to navigate them through...