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  • Comcast Confirms Acquisition of FreeWheel, Eyeing Growth in Online Video Ads

    Comcast has completed its acquisition of online-advertising platform FreeWheel, according to the companies, in a deal worth up to $375 million. "Comcast looks forward to helping FreeWheel's talented team grow their business and accelerate their ability...
  • U.S., European Media Congloms on Global Boutique Acquisition Binge

    Busy as Bethesda, Md.-based Half Yard Prods. is -- turning out hours and hours of unscripted programming for Discovery, TLC, Bravo, History, H2, Oxygen and National Geographic Channel, among others -- nobody in the TV biz would have predicted a few...
  • Twitter Hires YouTube Exec as Head of TV and Video

    Twitter has hired Baljeet Singh, a five-year YouTube veteran who led development of several key advertising projects for the Internet video site, to head up TV and video initiatives for the social-media company. Singh's mandate: to bring more video to...
  • Discovery extends CEO David Zaslav's lucrative deal through 2019

    Discovery extends CEO David Zaslav's lucrative deal through 2019
    Discovery Communications has extended Chief Executive David Zaslav's lucrative employment agreement through 2019, with base salary and bonus targets of about $10 million a year.  The deal, announced Friday, modifies how Zaslav's annual compensation is...
  • 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...
  • YouTube Content Partners Want to Reduce Their Reliance on the Video Site

    YouTube runs the world's most massive and diverse video bazaar, one that's home to more than 1 million content creators. But with more and more online distributors getting into the market, some of the company's longest-standing content providers are...
  • Emmy loves Netflix! Shake-up at Turner. Comic-Con time.

    Emmy loves Netflix! Shake-up at Turner. Comic-Con time.
    After the coffee. Before avoiding the onslaught of Comic-Con tweets. The Skinny: Really hard getting motivated this morning. I keep getting distracted by all the Emmy coverage and being amused by reporters trying to top each other with arcane tweets...
  • Liberty Global's Chellomedia Attracts Bids from Scripps, Turner and Discovery

    Liberty Global's Chellomedia content group is weighing bids from prospective buyers including Scripps Networks Interactive, Time Warner Inc.'s Turner Broadcasting System and Discovery Communications, the Financial Times reported. Variety previously...
  • Discovery Earnings: 2Q Net Income Rises, 2013 Guidance Reduced

    Discovery Communications said net income rose slightly in the second quarter as its cable networks in the U.S and abroad continued to generate more revenue from advertising and distribution. Even so , Discovery reduced its guidance for the year, citing...
  • OWN starts to turn financial corner, Discovery CEO Zaslav says

    OWN starts to turn financial corner, Discovery CEO Zaslav says
    OWN, the cable channel started by Oprah Winfrey and cable programming giant Discovery Communications that had its fair share of ups and downs, is starting to turn the corner, according to Discovery Chief Executive David Zaslav. On a call with analysts...
  • Time Warner Cable and CBS play chicken. Sotelo exit plot twist.

    Time Warner Cable and CBS play chicken. Sotelo exit plot twist.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out when to sneak a nap.  The Skinny: I worked from 5:30 a.m. to midnight Monday so I'm very groggy this morning. You can thank me later for making sure no one missed one minute of the craziness between Time Warner...