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  • 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...
  • Science Channel, Discovery Channel to Air Reality Competition Based on Google Lunar XPRIZE

    The moon is about to be the star of its own reality competition. Science Channel and Discovery channel are partnering for the Google Lunar XPRIZE, a global competition to land an unmanned spacecraft on the moon with live coverage from the lunar surface....
  • Ron Howard, Brian Grazer to Launch Digital Studio with Discovery Communications

    Discovery Communications is teaming with Brian Grazer and Ron Howard to launch a digital studio, dubbed New Form. True to its name, New Form will be focused on creating programming outside the traditional molds of TV and movies where Discovery and...
  • Toni Braxton to Star as Darlene Love in OWN Biopic

    Toni Braxton will star as singer Darlene Love in OWN's biopic of the famed pop vocalist. In a series of announcements set for the cabler's upfront presentation Thursday, OWN has also set Octavia Spencer to topline a miniseries revolving around a...
  • Destination America To Extend Home-Buying Series With 'Buying The Beach'

    Destination America, the Discovery Communications network focused on American culture, said it would place more focus on its "Buying" series of shows that look at the home-buying process in interesting regions with "Buying the Beach," the latest...
  • Velocity To Create U.S. Version of "Wheeler Dealers" In 2015

    Discovery Communications' male-focused cabler Velocity said it would unveil seven new series with cars at the center of the proceedings - emblematic of its vehicle focus - as part of its programming slate for 2015. The network is trying to build on...
  • Oprah Winfrey Hails Tyler Perry's 'Crazy-Ass' Hit for OWN

    Oprah Winfrey had a spring in her step as she addressed media buyers at OWN's upfront presentation Thursday at Jazz at Lincoln Center. For the first time in more than three years on the air, OWN is enjoying genuine ratings momentum. Winfrey pitched OWN's...
  • 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...
  • Brian Grazer is Hustling to Keep Imagine Entertainment Relevant in Ever-Changing Hollywood

    It's odd to see Brian Grazer chillin'. But there he is -- the frenetic mega-producer -- lounging in his sprawling backyard in Santa Monica, Calif., overlooking the Riviera Country Club, munching on a breakfast of turkey bacon and eggs over easy, drinking...
  • Media Stocks Rise After Time Warner Rebuffs Murdoch Bid

    Wall Street boosted media stocks Wednesday in the wake of a disclosure that Rupert Murdoch-controlled 21st Century Fox made an $80 billion bid for Time Warner that was rebuffed. Time Warner shares rose as much as 17% in early trading before settling...