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  • 'Faking It' Renewed for Season 2

    MTV's "Faking It" has been renewed for season two, Variety has confirmed. Ten new episodes of the teen comedy will debut in 2015. "Faking It" is described as a romantic comedy about two best friends who love each other -- in slightly different ways....
  • Nickelodeon Greenlights 13-Episode Order Of 'Loud House'

    Viacom kiddie-media outfit Nickelodeon has ordered 13 episodes of "The Loud House," the first series to be greenlit from its 2013 crop of development candidates culled from an initiative it has in place to identify original comedy for kids. The show is...
  • Old TV Series Seeing Revivals in Comicbook Form

    Has your favorite TV show been canceled, gotten stuck in repeats or gone off the air for a long hiatus? You might find solace at your local comicbook store. The racks these days are still filled with comics about Batman and Captain America, but they also...
  • Media analyst makes case for 21st Century Fox-Time Warner deal

    Media analyst makes case for 21st Century Fox-Time Warner deal
    Could archenemies Fox News and CNN one day be brothers? Sounds crazy but a new report by media analyst Tony Wible of Janney Capital Markets suggests that a merger between media giants 21st Century Fox and Time Warner makes a lot of sense. "However...
  • Despite Headwinds, Disney Expects Volume Gains In Kids' Ad-Sales Market

    Disney thinks it has made a few steps forward in its effort to lure ad dollars to its kids' programs, despite a difficult market. The so-called "kids' upfront," the market in which Viacom's Nickelodeon, Time Warner's Cartoon Network and other youth-...
  • Time Warner's Turner Seeks Upfront Price Hikes In Line With NBC's

    Now that broadcast networks have begun to write business in TV's annual "upfront" market, cable players are preparing to join the fray. Executives at Time Warner's Turner suite of cable networks believe there's an opportunity for volume gains in the 2014...
  • HUB CEO Margaret Loesch to depart at the end of the year

    HUB CEO Margaret Loesch to depart at the end of the year
    Margaret Loesch, president and chief executive of the Hub, a kids network co-owned by Discovery Communications and toymaker Hasbro Inc., is leaving the channel at the end of year. Launched in October 2010, the Hub has struggled to compete against...
  • Radio ratings mess! DreamWorks Animation gets 'Felix the Cat.'

    Radio ratings mess! DreamWorks Animation gets 'Felix the Cat.'
    After the coffee. Before trying to get my cat into show biz. The Skinny: I admit I was surprised and initially less than thrilled with the ending of "Fargo" (no spoilers, don't worry). But now that I have slept on it, I am at peace with the creative...
  • Wimbledon 2014 Tennis Live Video Clips Will Be Shareable on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter

    The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, which oversees the Wimbledon tennis tournament, will make real-time clips from the 2014 tourney's legendary grass courts available to share on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter instantly, under a new partnership....
  • Sequel battle! Loesch to exit Hub. Univision owners look for exit.

    After the coffee. Before walking under ladders and petting black cats. The Skinny: I know it's Friday the 13th but it is also a payday so in my book it's a lucky day! Hope you have a good one too. Today's roundup includes the box office preview and a...
  • Univision owners preparing exit plan

    Univision Communications' owners are looking for an exit. Seven years ago, Los Angeles billionaire Haim Saban and four private equity firms spent $13.7 billion to acquire Univision, the nation's dominant Spanish-language media company. They figured they...