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  • 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, Intuition Films Roll Out 'Inside Football'

    MADRID - The U.S. team's FIFA World Cup run may be over, but U.S. production-distribution opportunities for soccer-themed content most certainly is not. In one of the latest moves, Discovery and Spain's Intuition Films are rolling out docu series "Inside...
  • Media Stocks on Upswing as Dow Tops 17,000 for First Time

    Major media congloms rode the enthusiasm on Wall Street Thursday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 17,000 for the first time, propelled by a better-than-expected jobs report for June. As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day on...
  • Discovery-backed studio to fund short films made by YouTube stars

    Discovery-backed studio to fund short films made by YouTube stars
    Backed by Oscar winners including director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer, New Form Digital studio announced Monday a new partnership with some of YouTube's most famous personalities. New Form Incubator, the studio's name for the creative venture,...
  • 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....
  • WWE Turns to Cable Vet Laureen Ong to Help Grow its Digital Network

    Laureen Ong, the former president of Travel Channel, has joined the board of directors of WWE. The appointment of the longtime cable vet comes as WWE is looking to grow subscriptions to its digital network, launched in February, that features access to...
  • HBO leads Emmy nominations. Dish wants FCC to block Comcast deal.

    HBO leads Emmy nominations. Dish wants FCC to block Comcast deal.
    After the coffee. Before scrutinizing the Emmy nominations. The Skinny: I watched the first episode of FX's "The Strain." I won't give anything away but I will say you will never hear "Sweet Caroline" the same way again after watching it. Today's...