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  • Mipcom: James Murdoch Takes a Shot at Windows

    CANNES -- James Murdoch, co-chief operating officer at 21st Century Fox, took a shot at release windows during his keynote interview at TV market Mipcom on Monday. "We have these windows that are set up. They were set up in order to make more available...
  • Mipcom Briefs: Viacom Pacts with Amazon Prime U.K.; Shine Goes to 'School' in China

    Viacom has cut a multi-year pact with Amazon Prime in the U.K. for rights to "Awkward," "Kung Fu Panda" and four other shows from MTV and Nickelodeon. Deal gives Amazon Prime exclusive U.K. access to the shows, which include "Legend of Awesomeness,"...
  • Kevin Nealon Remembers Jan Hooks at AOL Webseries Premiere Party

    The stars of AOL's webseries casually strolled the red carpet in the open interior courtyard of the Palihouse Thursday evening. AOL celebrated the season premieres of five web shows, including "Laugh Lessons with Kevin Nealon," "True Trans with Laura...
  • Showbiz Stocks Hit As Dow Plunges Over 300 Points

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank more than 300 points on Thursday while the NASDAQ gave up 90 points as two weeks of seesaw activity in the major indices drove investor anxiety. The Dow's 334-point drop on Thursday came on the heels of a 272-point...
  • Nickelodeon orders second season of 'Dora and Friends: Into the City!'

    Nickelodeon orders second season of 'Dora and Friends: Into the City!'
    Nickelodeon wants to stay in business with its aged up Dora Marquez. The network has ordered a 20-episode second season of its "Dora the Explorer" spinoff series "Dora and Friends: Into the City!" The companion preschool series, the first season of...
  • Jimmy Buffett to Spotify: Give recording artists a raise

    Jimmy Buffett to Spotify: Give recording artists a raise
    Jimmy Buffett, the hoary South Florida singer-songwriter, put the chief executive of music streaming service Spotify on the spot Wednesday, demanding more money for musicians. “Do you see [recording artists] getting a raise directly from you, as...
  • What's Hot and What's Not in Mipcom Markets

    Brazil TV production in Brazil has spiked thanks to a new law that requires pay TV networks to air 3½ hours of national content during primetime. Brazil's pay TV market is expected to grow 13.3% between 2013 and 2017, per the PwC Global Entertainment...
  • Viacom Chief Vows to Beef Up Channel 5, Expand U.K. Presence with Spike TV Launch

    LONDON -- Viacom is set to launch Spike TV in the U.K. as part of its strategy to beef up its British presence following the purchase of terrestrial network Channel 5. Spike will arrive in Blighty next spring in what will mark the first rollout of the...
  • AOL Hires Viacom's Dermot McCormack as Head of Video, as Ran Harnevo Exits (Exclusive)

    AOL has tapped Viacom exec Dermot McCormack as president of its video division, replacing Ran Harnevo, who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Harnevo has been with AOL since its September 2010 acquisition of 5min Media, the web-video...
  • AfterEllen.com acquired by Evolve Media from Viacom

    AfterEllen.com acquired by Evolve Media from Viacom
    Though videos and mobile apps are driving advertising revenue growth, not everyone’s ready to give up on websites. Evolve Media, a Los Angeles company that owns and operates about 45 "enthusiast" websites, announced Tuesday the purchase of...
  • Verizon, Redbox to Pull Plug on Video-Streaming Service

    Unable to make headway in competing against Netflix, Verizon Communications and Outerwall's Redbox unit said Saturday they will shut down their streaming-media joint venture early next week. Outerwall (then called Coinstar) and Verizon formed Redbox...