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  • '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...
  • Net neutral no more! Charter blasts Time Warner Cable.

    Net neutral no more! Charter blasts Time Warner Cable.
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for American Idol's return. The Skinny: Got caught up in "Gross Pointe Blank" last night. An underrated film! I love the shrink scenes with John Cusack and Alan Arkin. Anyway, Wednesday's roundup includes the...
  • Discovery Names JB Perrette President of International Networks

    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...
  • Discovery elevates JB Perrette to international networks president

    Discovery elevates JB Perrette to international networks president
    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...
  • Big Media Hopes To Kill The Ad-Zapping DVR With Video On Demand

    When veteran tech executive Scott Maddux brought a digital video recorder into his home in 1999, the machine radically changed his boob-tube habits. At last, he could save shows to watch later and skip programs he wasn't ready to see. "I lived and...
  • Discovery takes controlling stake in Eurosport

    Discovery takes controlling stake in Eurosport
    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...
  • 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...
  • Hulu Loses Yet Another Senior Executive

    The brain drain continues at Hulu, putting more pressure on newly installed CEO Mike Hopkins to stabilize the Internet video venture's executive ranks. John Vilade, previously Hulu's VP of national ad sales for Eastern and Central regions, has left the...
  • ABC Family narrows list of candidates for new president

    ABC Family narrows list of candidates for new president
    Walt Disney Co.'s ABC Family channel is closing in on naming a new president, people familiar with the matter said. The position has been open since September, when Michael Riley said he was resigning to return to his native England. ABC Family is known...