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  • At TCA, Schedules Take A Back Seat to Brand-Building

    Curation, curation, curation. That was the message coming out of the major networks last week as they pitched their wares to journos at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour. Networks are responding to the sea changes in viewing habits and the...
  • 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, 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,...