| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Discovery Communications Chief Executive David Zaslav might run one of the smallest of the major media companies, but his pay remains in the big leagues.
Zaslav last year collected compensation valued at $33.3 million, according to Discovery's proxy,...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
AdRise, a content distribution and advertising startup, is launching Tubi TV, a free, ad-supported video-on-demand service stocked with 20,000 licensed TV shows and movies.
The company is positioning Tubi TV as an alternative to subscription services...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:39 PM
WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama will travel to China this month with her daughters, Malia and Sasha, and her mother, Marian Robinson, for a trip built on the theme of education, her office announced Monday.
The March 19-26 trip will include...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:01 AM
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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:53 AM
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...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:13 AM
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...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Discovery Communications named JB Perrette, previously head of digital, to become the next president of the media company's international networks division.
Perrette -- who will oversee all aspects of Discovery's businesses in 220 countries -- takes over...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Cable programming giant Discovery Communications is taking a controlling stake in sports programming giant Eurosport International.
Discovery, which has made international acquisitions a priority, previously acquired 20% of Eurosport in 2012 for $221...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Media stocks enjoyed a heady run in the bull market of 2013. Shares of most major congloms closed out the last full week of the year at or near 52-week highs.
Netflix regained its platinum-plated status, thanks to solid subscriber growth and a...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Discovery Communications is boosting its digital chief, JB Perrette, to the role of president of Discovery Networks International.
Perrette will replace Mark Hollinger, a 23-year Discovery veteran who last fall said that he would be stepping down. The...