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Discovery's Fit & Health to Rebrand as Discovery Life The network to tackle life events to broaden its audience

Discovery Communications has announced that it plans to transform its fitness-oriented network, Discovery Fit & Health, into Discovery Life, AP reports. The new network, which will focus on life events…

July 9, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

Seeing Spots: Lifetime Branding Effort Looks an Awful Lot Like Splashy Hotel Ad Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas creative bowed last summer

A new sizzle reel designed to raise Lifetime’s brand profile ahead of the 2014-15 upfront season may look awfully familiar to the people who developed a certain nerve-jangling hotel campaign…

April 1, 2014, 5:39 PM EDT

A&E Shelves Those Who Kill Network plans to re-launch Chloë Sevigny drama

After two weeks of soft ratings, A&E has taken the new Chloë Sevigny crime drama Those Who Kill out of commission. The network plans to re-launch the series at a later…

March 13, 2014, 2:27 PM EDT

Say Media To Oversee Two A+E Digital Properties Bio.com, LifetimeMoms.com will shift to editorial content

Say Media has signed a deal with A+E Networks to run two of A+E’s digital properties, Bio.com and LifetimeMoms.com. Beginning in April, Say will oversee all editorial content, ad sales,…

February 28, 2014, 3:09 PM EST

Matt Seiler Is Out to Remake and Automate the Media Agency World Mediabrands CEO has a penchant for reinvention

Facebook global sales chief Carolyn Everson knew to brace herself for some hair-raising skiing in the Utah mountains with Matt Seiler, a weekend guest of hers at this year’s Sundance…

January 19, 2014, 9:32 PM EST

A&E Ducks Further Controversy, Reinstates Phil Robertson Network hopes cooler heads will prevail with production to resume next spring

Call it a Christmas miracle, or simply an attempt to limit the collateral damage that comes with a culture war, but the 10-day feud between A&E and Duck Dynasty star…

December 27, 2013, 7:46 PM EST

Phil Robertson Flap Stings A&E Demo drops 22 percent following Duck Dynasty star’s suspension

While Duck Dynasty isn’t expected to return to A&E until mid-January, the flap over the network’s suspension of Phil Robertson already seems to have taken a bite out of its…

December 26, 2013, 4:26 PM EST

Duck Dynasty Will Most Likely Continue—But What a Mess for A&E [Updated] Star's anti-gay, anti-Muslim remarks cause media clusterducken

The rule of thumb goes something like this: When a TV network executive says something stupid, bigoted or controversial, viewers will occasionally consider boycotting the channel. But when a star…

December 19, 2013, 1:16 PM EST

All You People Did This Year Was Watch The Walking Dead and Duck Dynasty Show pitch: zombie ducks

Take even a cursory glance at the Nielsen ratings for TV’s dollar demo and two cable series will jump right out at you: AMC’s The Walking Dead and A&E’s Duck…

December 12, 2013, 5:17 PM EST

Bio to Rebrand as FYI, a 'Contemporary Lifestyle' Network New channel will launch summer 2014

A+E Networks this summer is rebranding its Bio channel as FYI, a network “defined by the world we live in today,” according to incoming president Jana Bennett. Presumably this is distinct…

December 11, 2013, 2:24 PM EST

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