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  • 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...
  • AMC Networks buys Liberty Media's Chellomedia for $1.035 billion

    AMC Networks buys Liberty Media's Chellomedia for $1.035 billion
    AMC Networks Inc., parent of cable channels AMC, WE and IFC, has struck a deal to acquire Liberty Global's Chellomedia for $1.035 billion. For New York-based AMC Networks, the acquisition will vastly increase its international presence. Chellomedia...
  • Oprah Winfrey to celebrate 60th birthday quietly at home

    Oprah Winfrey to celebrate 60th birthday quietly at home
    Fifty came with a televised bash, celebrity friends and a black-tie dinner, but Oprah Winfrey will have a low-key 60th birthday at home in California on Wednesday. The billionaire media entrepreneur will have a "quiet dinner" in the seaside town of...
  • 'Lone Survivor' to melt 'Frozen.' Zucker's first year at CNN.

    'Lone Survivor' to melt 'Frozen.' Zucker's first year at CNN.
    After the coffee. Before deciding if I should get a vanity plate. The Skinny: Just got my car registration renewal notice. Maybe I should get a vanity plate that says "MorningFix." That way my groupies (I know you're out there) will have an easier time...
  • Discovery to Acquire Controlling Stake in Eurosport

    LONDON -- Discovery Communications is to acquire a controlling stake in the pan-European sports TV network Eurosport International. Discovery has upped its stake from 20% to 51% following a deal with French broadcaster TF1 Group. Discovery acquired...
  • Discovery CEO warns of ratings woes at Discovery and TLC

    Discovery CEO warns of ratings woes at Discovery and TLC
    Ratings woes at two channels has Discovery Communications Chief Executive David Zaslav lowering advertising revenue expectations with Wall Street. Speaking at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference on Monday in New York, Zaslav spoke...
  • Comcast to Bring More Nets, Cable Ops to 'See It' Social-Viewing Service on Twitter

    Comcast plans to add nine new programming and cable operator partners to "See It," the social platform aimed at driving up viewing on TV and online for subscription television services, including Time Warner Cable, ABC and Fox. With See It, launched last...