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US TV Networks Seek to Grow By Expanding Internationally Reach is integral to their bottom lines

On the eve of network TV executives’ annual pilgrimage this week to Cannes, France, for the global programming bazaar known as Mipcom, Viacom announced last Wednesday it will launch men’s…

October 12, 2014, 9:05 PM EDT

Do You Have to Go Overseas or Buy a Competitor to Get New Video Subscribers? Comcast consolidates, Netflix goes abroad

Netflix executives practically had party hats on during their earnings call on Monday. The reason? The company topped 50 million subscribers for the first time. Comcast, meanwhile, was similarly pleased…

July 23, 2014, 9:01 AM EDT

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

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