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John Malone Maps Out Succession Plan

In what would appear to be a succession-planning move, John Malone has offered Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav the right of first refusal to buy his voting stakes in the Silver Spring, Md.-based media company.

David Zaslav Will Run Discovery Communications Through 2019

David Zaslav, president and CEO of Discovery Communications, will continue in that role through 2019, the cable conglomerate announced today.

Will Regulators Put the Kibosh on Cable Consolidation?

Comcast is looking seriously at acquiring Time Warner Cable, multiple reports said earlier today, prompting rapid fluctuations in TWC's stock price, which spiked 9 percent to $132.16 a share this afternoon (the stock was trading below $120 a share as recently as Wednesday).

Time Warner Cable Boss Glenn Britt to Retire

The rumors have been flying around since last winter, but Time Warner Cable on Thursday finally made it official, announcing that chairman and CEO Glenn Britt would retire when his contract expires at the end of the year.

Malone’s Liberty Media Snaps Up Charter Stake

The cable pioneer who Al Gore once referred to as “Darth Vader” has fired up the tractor beam, as John Malone’s Liberty Media has snared a significant stake in Charter Communications.

Liberty Takeover of Virgin Media U.K. Again Pits Malone Against Murdoch

London ad sources expect a European marketing onslaught from a combined Liberty Global-Virgin Media company after Liberty founder John Malone announced the cable giant’s $16 billion agreed takeover of the U.K. telecom firm.