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  • Fox bid for Time Warner could reach $91 billion, analyst says

    Wall Street is waiting for Rupert Murdoch's next move. Even though Time Warner said it wasn't interested in being acquired by Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, most investors believe that Murdoch and his team would continue their pursuit of the prize....
  • 'Apes' still on top. 'Sex Tape' fails to arouse. James Garner R.I.P.

    'Apes' still on top. 'Sex Tape' fails to arouse. James Garner R.I.P.
    After the coffee. Before being grateful I don't go to Comic-Con.  The Skinny: One of my happier childhood memories was watching "The Rockford Files" every Friday night with my father. We'd predict when Rockford would get beat up and when the...
  • Startup Mozaic Branding Aims to Broker Branded-Content Deals for YouTube Stars

    Mozaic Branding, a startup led by former Maker Studios exec Fran Solomita, has set up shop to steer more Madison Avenue branded-content deals to top YouTube creators. Solomita, most recently VP of branded entertainment at Disney's Maker Studios, said...
  • Sarah Palin Launches Her Own TV Channel Online

    Sarah Palin - former governor of Alaska, erstwhile candidate for VP of the U.S. and polarizing public figure - has unveiled a new subscription-based Internet TV network that promises direct access to her and her supporters. The Sarah Palin Channel, which...
  • Defy Media Hires BBC America's Mark Gall as Head of Sales

    Digital studio Defy Media has hired Mark Gall, previously EVP of TV and digital ad sales for BBC America with two decades of experience in the biz, as chief revenue officer. At Defy, formed last year by the merger of Alloy Digital and Break Media, Gall...
  • Fox offer for Time Warner could bring out rival suitors

    Fox offer for Time Warner could bring out rival suitors
    Is there a white knight for Time Warner? Time Warner Inc. has made it clear that it does not want to sell itself to Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, rejecting the mogul's $80-billion offer. Still, analysts and industry insiders expect another bid from...
  • How CEO Pay Incentives Could Pave the Way for Media Megadeals

    The prospect of 21st Century Fox acquiring Time Warner has Wall Street and Hollywood bracing for a wave of mergers and acquisitions to hit the media sector. Conventional wisdom holds that entertainment conglomerates must bulk up to counter the size of...
  • Discovery to Switch Fit and Health Channel to Discovery Life in January

    It's flipping time again at Discovery Communications. After transforming networks like Discovery Times into Investigation Discovery and Planet Green into Destination America, the company is set to announce Wednesday that it intends to transform...
  • Digital Studio Formed by Discovery, Brian Grazer and Ron Howard Pacts with 14 YouTube Creators

    New Form Digital, the online studio joint venture of Discovery Communications, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and others, has cut its first production deals with 14 YouTube creators for short films. The studio is funding the films, each less than 10 minutes...
  • Sin City woos Hollywood! Rosie returning to 'The View'?

    After the coffee. Before making my Emmy nomination picks. The Skinny: So I started yesterday evening at a big industry party in a huge mansion above Beverly Hills and ended it eating at a taco truck on Olympic and La Brea. Only in L.A. kids, only in L....
  • Sun Valley: Media Moguls and Tech Titans Mingle at Allen & Co. Conference

    The signs are simple, unadorned, set against a white backdrop. "Private function," they read. That's the way Allen & Co., the investment bank that sponsors the closely-watched annual media conference at Idaho ski resort Sun Valley, wants to keep it....