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  • HUB CEO Margaret Loesch to depart at the end of the year

    HUB CEO Margaret Loesch to depart at the end of the year
    Margaret Loesch, president and chief executive of the Hub, a kids network co-owned by Discovery Communications and toymaker Hasbro Inc., is leaving the channel at the end of year. Launched in October 2010, the Hub has struggled to compete against...
  • Hasbro to Launch 'Transformers: Robots in Disguise' Show in Spring 2015 (EXCLUSIVE)

    "Transformers: Robots in Disguise" will be the name of Hasbro's new animated series starring its shape-shifting characters. The Hasbro Studios-produced series, which will bow on The Hub kids channel in spring 2015, will feature the voices of Darren Criss...
  • Sequel battle! Loesch to exit Hub. Univision owners look for exit.

    After the coffee. Before walking under ladders and petting black cats. The Skinny: I know it's Friday the 13th but it is also a payday so in my book it's a lucky day! Hope you have a good one too. Today's roundup includes the box office preview and a...
  • 'Maleficent' casts spell on box office. R.I.P. Ann B. Davis.

    'Maleficent' casts spell on box office. R.I.P. Ann B. Davis.
    After the coffee. Before deciding who to root for in the Stanley Cup. The Skinny: I'm not a hockey fan, but I did watch the Kings' overtime win. Now I have a dilemma. Do I root for the Kings or do I root for the Rangers because in my heart I'm a New...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Fox and Apollo to create TV production giant.

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and private equity giant Apollo Global Management are in preliminary talks to create a global television production house that would manage big hits like "American Idol" and "Deal or No Deal." The deal would combine...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...