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CNBC Preps Launch in South Korea

SEOUL CNBC has struck a partnership with Seoul Broadcasting System to launch a 24-hour Korean news service in January. SBS is the only private nationwide terrestrial broadcasting company in South Korea.…

The 2009 Mediaweek 50 List

Editor's NoteThere’s a recurring phrase in David Mamet’s 1988 obscure gangster comedy Things Change, something to the effect of: “You know, he’s the guy behind the guy…”The Mediaweek 50 are…

The 2010 Watch List

A quick look at the 10 executives poised to break into next year’s Mediaweek 50 as well as those facing new challenges/opportunities.1. Chase Carey, COO, News Corp. The longtime aide…

Strong Sampling for Jay Leno, Disappointing CW Premieres

THE PROGRAMMING INSIDERTuesday, September 15, 2009 Prime-Time Metered Market Monday Ratings:Hefty Sampling for NBC’s The Jay Leno Show, Disappointing CW Season Openers  Ratings Box:What's Hot/What's Not  On the Air Tonight:Prime-Time Programming…

Consumption, Multitasking Up on 3 Screens

NEW YORK Americans are increasing their overall media consumption and media multitasking is part of the equation, according to new data from the Nielsen Co.'s most recent Three Screen Report.During…

Companies, Nonprofits Launch 'Schooled'

NEW YORK The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Viacom will join other corporations and nonprofit organizations at the Paramount Pictures lot in Hollywood on Sept. 8 to formally launch…

VH1 Cancels Series With Dead Suspect

VH1 executives have canceled Megan Wants a Millionaire, the reality TV show that Ryan Alexander Jenkins appeared in before he was charged with murdering a former model.Jenkins was found dead…

Mad Men Episode Leaks Online

AMC is hoping that some quick-to-react fans of Mad Men don't spoil some secrets.The third episode of the Emmy-winning drama's new season was briefly made available by mistake to holders…

Vampires Stake Their Claim Online

NEW YORK There has been increasing mainstream interest in and gravitation towards all things vampire, most recently spurred by the Twilight books/movies and the HBO series, True Blood. And even…

ESPN Bans 'Post' Reporters

ESPN banned staffers from the New York Post from appearing on any of its programming on Wednesday after the newspaper published photos this week taken from a video showing sideline…

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