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  • CBS extends CEO Leslie Moonves' contract to 2019

    CBS extends CEO Leslie Moonves' contract to 2019
    Leslie Moonves, chief executive of CBS Corp., plans to stay in the job at least through June 2019. CBS' corporate board on Thursday said that it has extended Moonves' employment agreement for two more years. His stewardship had been scheduled to end...
  • Verizon takes the lead in move to a la carte pay-TV pricing

    Verizon takes the lead in move to a la carte pay-TV pricing
    As more people abandon pricey cable and satellite services, the pay-TV industry may be finally waking up to the reality that if it wants to survive, it's going to have to give consumers what they desire. And that's a la carte programming —...
  • TV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' reruns amid rape allegations

    TV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' reruns amid rape allegations
    NBC said on Wednesday it has canceled an upcoming project with veteran comedian Bill Cosby, his second show to be pulled after accusations that he sexually assaulted women resurfaced in recent weeks. The move by NBC comes a day after online streaming...
  • Viacom signs 12-year lease at Columbia Square in Hollywood

    Viacom signs 12-year lease at Columbia Square in Hollywood
    The campus that was once the legendary Hollywood headquarters for CBS will become home to a new generation of popular broadcasters. Cable television networks MTV, Comedy Central, BET and Spike TV will consolidate in a new building at Columbia Square,...
  • Los Angeles Times and EPIX Create Original Five-Part TV Series "Hollywood Sessions" to Premiere December 8th at 8pm ET/PT

       Award Season Contenders Including Jennifer Aniston, Emily Blunt, Steve Carell, Jessica Chastain, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Keaton, Eddie Redmayne, Emma Stone, Christoph Waltz and Shailene Woodley in Conversation with Times...
  • Epix and L.A. Times team up on 'Hollywood Sessions' interview series

    Epix and L.A. Times team up on 'Hollywood Sessions' interview series
    Premium movie channel Epix and the Los Angeles Times have teamed up to co-produce a new series featuring interviews with award-contending film actors and directors. The five-part series, called "Hollywood Sessions," debuts on Epix at 8 p.m. Dec. 8....
  • Old media meets new media, and they like each other

    Old media meets new media, and they like each other
    It started out as a titanic clash between old and new media — and sort of petered out. Earlier this year, Google Inc. and Viacom settled what had been billed as a landmark lawsuit over alleged copyright violations at YouTube, which Google acquired...
  • Sesame Workshop retains Brown Johnson as consultant

    Sesame Workshop retains Brown Johnson as consultant
    Brown Johnson, an influential former Nickelodeon programming executive, is working as a consultant with Sesame Workshop. Johnson is the second prominent Nickelodeon executive to join Sesame Street, the television home for Elmo, Big Bird, Oscar and other...
  • Yahoo's Tumblr Enhances Video Player, But It's Still No YouTube Killer

    Tumblr, the micro-blogging site Yahoo acquired last year for $1.1 billion, has rolled out new features to make itself a better home for video. But despite speculation that it's aiming to become a rival to Google's YouTube, Tumblr still has a long way to...
  • Hulu Renews Viacom Deal, Expanding Selection of Nickelodeon Shows

    Hulu has renewed its distribution deal with Viacom, under which the Internet TV service will expand its kids' lineup with additional shows from Nickelodeon including Spanish-language versions of "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."...
  • Universal, CW and Hulu Buy Into Yahoo's Tumblr Autoplay Video Ads

    Entertainment companies have yet another social-marketing tool to play with: Yahoo's Tumblr micro-blogging site has launched autoplay video ads, with initial advertisers including Universal, CW and Hulu. The video ads on Tumblr will show up in users'...