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  • Discovery extends CEO David Zaslav's lucrative deal for 6 years

    Discovery Communications Inc. has extended Chief Executive David Zaslav's lucrative employment agreement for another six years, fortifying the leadership of the cable television programming company after a period of sustained growth. The deal...
  • Discovery's 'Klondike' taps into the scripted miniseries market

    Discovery's 'Klondike' taps into the scripted miniseries market
    The Discovery Channel has struck pay dirt with reality shows such as "Gold Rush," "Gold Fever," "Jungle Gold" and "Bering Sea Gold." Now Discovery is digging for treasure in a new vein with its first scripted miniseries, "Klondike." The period drama,...
  • 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...
  • 'Frozen' heats up box office. Liberty makes a Sirius move.

    'Frozen' heats up box office. Liberty makes a Sirius move.
    After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode! The Skinny: Are we all rested and ready for 2014? No? Then we should take another week off. If only we could. But since we can't, let's get back into our groove. Today's headlines include the weekend...
  • Media Can't Get Enough Of New Bio On Fox News Chief Roger Ailes

    Roger Ailes isn't President of the United States, but the attention being paid to a new and unauthorized biography of the Fox News Channel chief and TV-industry veteran could make one think he is. Since The New York Times published a report Tuesday on...
  • 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...
  • No Gatekeeper: Google Opens Chromecast TV Device for Free to Any Developer

    Google has released a set of free tools for developers to let their apps play video on the cheap Chromecast TV-connected device -- a move that could quickly bring hundreds of new Internet video services to the TV, boosting Google's strategy to get a...