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  • 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...
  • Italo TV Exec Fabrizio Salini To Head FOX International Channels Italy

    ROME - Italo TV exec Fabrizio Salini is returning into the Fox fold as managing director of FOX International Channels Italy, following a two year stint at Discovery Communications Italy. Salini, 47, a Rome native with more than two decades of experience...
  • Twitter Now Worth More Than Sony, Dish, Discovery and Netflix

    With shares shooting up 73% on its first day of trading as a public company, Twitter has a market capitalization making it more valuable than media and tech companies including Sony, Discovery Communications, Dish Network and Netflix. Twitter shares...
  • 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...
  • Google Chromecast Packs on 10 More Content Partners, Including Vevo

    Google is looking to give holiday shoppers more reasons to buy its cheap Chromecast adapter for streaming content to HDTVs, adding support for 10 more apps including Vevo. Most of the new partners, to be sure, won't prompt Chromecasts to fly off the...
  • Discovery Mulling Bid for Owner of Food Network, HGTV (Exclusive)

    Discovery Communications is mulling a bid for Scripps Networks Interactive, parent company of Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel and other lifestyle-oriented cablers. A source with knowledge of the situation said the prospect of Discovery making a run at...
  • SAG nominations out! Discovery dreams of Scripps.

    SAG nominations out! Discovery dreams of Scripps.
    After the coffee. Before getting over being snubbed for Man of the Year. The Skinny: If you haven't seen HBO's documentary "State of Play" about the parents of child athletes, check it out. It's very disturbing and made me grateful for my absentee...
  • 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...
  • A+ E To Shutter Bio Network, Replace It With Lifestyle-Focused FYI

    A+E Networks is closing the book on its long-running BIO network and replacing it this summer with FYI, a lifestyle-focused cabler the company said was meant to inspire younger viewers, in its first large-scale maneuver since Nancy Dubuc took over as...
  • Golden Globe nominations out! Weinsteins and Warner Bros. tussle.

    Golden Globe nominations out! Weinsteins and Warner Bros. tussle.
    After the coffee. Before second-guessing the Golden Globe nominations. The Skinny: I'm playing beat the clock today as I try to get this done in time to watch the FCC get grilled on Capitol Hill. Oh the exciting life I lead. Today's Fix includes a look...
  • Despite YouTube's Emmy, Google Still Has a Long Way to Go

    YouTube officially received its first Primetime Engineering Emmy Award on Wednesday night. Yes, it's a signal of the thawing of enmity between the entertainment industry and YouTube, which streams an astonishing 6 billion-plus hours of video each month....