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Netflix, CBS and Fox Execs Detail Their Plans for Streaming and Advertising in 2017

This has has been a roller coaster year for the television industry—ratings are falling, the upfront cost per impression is soaring, and there are major questions about the future of TV—which means TV's top executives have a lot to reflect on as they plot for 2017.

Facetime: Magazine Parties, Television Premieres and More

The media world kicks off annual parties like the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards and the Alibaba Global Shopping Event. Runner’s World celebrated its 50th anniversary while People magazine partnered with […]

Facetime: Parties, Premieres and Festivals

Fast Company drew luminaries including Cher for its second annual Innovation Festival in New York, while Hollywood bigwigs like Brian Grazer and Ron Howard celebrated the premiere of National Geographic […]

Discovery Targets Millennials With $100 Million Investment in Digital Media

Discovery is perhaps a brand most known for its television network and productions such as Shark Week or MythBusters. It announced today a unifying partnership of digital media sites with Group Nine Media.

What NBC Sports Can Learn From Eurosport’s Approach to Live International Events

The time zone-friendly Rio Olympics was only an hour ahead of the East Coast, but NBC's prime-time ratings still suffered double-digit declines from the 2012 Summer Games in London.

Discovery Ad Sales Chief Joe Abruzzese to Retire After 46 Years in the Business

One of the titans of the TV ad industry is calling it a day. Discovery Communications' ad sales chief Joe Abruzzese will retire at the end of the year, capping 46 years in the industry, the last 14 of which he spent as Discovery's president of ad sales. Ben Price will replace him as head of the U.S. ad sales division.

Discovery Communications’ Sales Head Turned His Corner Office Into a Shrine of Collectibles

As Discovery Communications’ president of ad sales, Joe Abruzzese’s spring training comes in the form of intense preparations for the looming upfront season. But in a parallel universe his spring […]

Discovery Communications Is Thinking Globally (and Digitally) With Advertising Bouncing Back

Discovery Communications will be interacting with U.S. buyers and advertisers during this year's upfront presentations as always, but the company has shifted to a global focus on its content.

How Can Discovery Make More Money? Its New COO Has Some Ideas

Specs Current gig Chief commercial officer, Discovery Communications Previous gig Evp and chief revenue and marketing officer, DirecTV Age 54

Discovery Launches TV Everywhere Service With One App Instead of 9

Discovery Communications has been late to the TV Everywhere party, but the company is making up for lost time in a big way today: It has rolled up nine of its networks into a single app for authenticated cable subscribers.